Small plane lands on Central Florida roadway

Drivers got a big surprise when a small plane landed on a Central Florida road on Thursday morning.

Lakeland police posted a photo of the plane that landed on the grass shoulder of the Polk Parkway near exit 4.

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Police say the pilot and passenger are safe. No injuries were reported. 

Just after 1:30 p.m., police say the plane was removed and the roadway opened back up.