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Boats searching for man who jumped from bridge

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Posted: Sep 13, 2013 12:50 PM
Updated: Sep 13, 2013 12:50 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: bridge jumper, mississippi river bridge, I-10 bridge jumper, i-10 bridge, bridge, I-10

PORT ALLEN - Boats from the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office searched the Mississippi River today for a man who reportedly jumped off the I-10 bridge.

Authorities said the man jumped around 11:30 a.m. after parking his vehicle on the bridge.

The incident closed one lane of traffic on I-10 East across the bridge while police removed the car.

Boats were deployed to search the river south of the bridge for the man.

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