Emergency crews are working to rescue 17 salt miners who are trapped hundreds of feet below ground in a salt mine near Ithaca, N.Y.
The miners have been stuck in a malfunctioning elevator inside the Cargill Salt Mine since around 10 p.m. Wednesday night.
The Ithaca Fire Department is reporting that a crane has arrived to help with rescue efforts. A technical rescue crew from the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is also on the scene.
This is a developing story. 7 Eyewitness News has a crew on the way to the scene and will provide update as they become available.
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