Arrest made in Longwood I-4 hit-and-run

Man arrested in Louisiana in rest stop crash that injured construction worker

Investigators say they have made an arrest in a hit-and-run along Interstate 4, five months after the crash left a construction worker near death.

Alan Crabtree, 36, has been arrested in Louisiana on an offshore diving boat after an arrest warrant was obtained by troopers last week.

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Christopher Cattaneo, 23, was hit by a truck while paving the road on I-4 near the Longwood rest stop in March.

A few days after the crash, investigators found a 2014 Chevy Silverado with damage consistent with the crash, but troopers were unable to find Crabtree in Sanford.

Investigators say Crabtree's phone records put him in the area at the time of the crash. 

A nationwide warrant on first-degree felony charge of leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury was issued with a $50,000 bond. Louisiana State Police were notified Crabtree was working on an offshore diving boat moored at Lafourche Parrish.

He was arrested without incident, troopers said.

Crabtree will be extradited to Seminole County to face charges.