1 dead after early-morning wrong-way collision with construction equipment in Orange County: police

One person has died following a single-car collision with construction equipment on SR-417 Thursday morning, the Orlando Police Department confirmed to FOX 35 News. 

The driver was driving south in the northbound construction area and struck the equipment, officials said. He was pronounced dead on the scene. 

The crash was discovered at 4:30 a.m., but it could have happened before that, officials said. 

There were no workers on the scene at the time of the crash. The driver is believed to be the only person in the car at the time of the crash. 

The 417 has since reopened as of 6:30 a.m. 

Earlier this morning, all northbound lanes were blocked and traffic was being diverted off the Exit 19 ramp at Lake Nona Boulevard. 

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