Federal Surveillance Drone Crashes in Florida, Shuts Down Highway (+video)

Photo Credit: APA Florida highway was closed on Wednesday after a crash involving a fallen drone from an Air Force base, according to reports.

The Associated Press reported that the drone, from Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City, Fla., crashed on the U.S. 98 highway in Florida’s Panhandle.

The stretch of highway affected is an a rural part of Florida, but officials said the road could be closed for as long as 24 hours.

The drone has a 24-hour battery life and will become inactive after that, according to the AP.

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