According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the worker was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol report that the single vehicle accident happened at about 1 p.m. near mile marker 229 in Manatee County. The accident resulted in the closure of the entrance ramp from County Road 6 to Interstate 75.
The driver of the crane has not been identified, pending notification of next of kin. The accident remains under investigation at this time.