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First responders scour Hudson for reported bridge jumper- UPDATE!

Dive teams are out on the Hudson, Saturday, seraching for the jumper.
(photo: Bob McCormick)

BEACON – First responders took to the Hudson River near the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge Friday and Saturday for a report of a person who jumped from the structure Friday afternoon.

A witness reported the person jumped off the eastbound span closer to the Beacon side.

Emergency watercraft responded from several area police and fire departments while a police helicopter flew overhead looking for any signs of a person in the water.

As of Friday night, there was no word on results of the search.


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