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Police rescue Edison Bridge jumper after 911 call

Posted at 12:44 PM, Apr 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-07 03:24:05-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Police in Fort Myers are thanking vigilant witnesses who notified them about a woman who jumped from the Edison Bridge Wednesday.

According to a tweet from the department posted at 12:30 p.m., the Marine Unit responded and "successfully rescued" the woman, who they say jumped from the crest of the bridge.

"These are time-sensitive rescue incidents and we thank witnesses who immediately called 911," the tweet reads.

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