Woman jumps from Mississippi River bridge

Woman jumps from Mississippi River bridge

POSTED: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 9:26pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 12:55pm

UPDATE: The Baton Rouge Police Department and the Coast Guard have suspended the search for the woman who jumped from the MIssissippi River Bridge last night.

ORIGINAL STORY: The U.S. Coast Guard and Baton Rouge police are searching for a woman who jumped from the Mississippi River bridge Tuesday night.

Baton Rouge Police tell us the woman was driving east and parked her car on the bridge before jumping off. Baton Rouge police haven't identified the woman. 

This caused traffic backups.

We will continue to track this story and bring you new developments as they become available.
 

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