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Investigators don't know why a man jumped off a bridge

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WESTON, Wis. (WSAU) -- An investigation is continuing into why a man jumped from a bridge onto a busy four-lane highway. Everest Metro Police Department says the man jumped from the Highway X Camp Phillips Road overpass onto Highway 29 shortly after midnight Monday morning. They don’t know why he jumped.

Two vehicles were stopped on the bridge, and a patrol officer went to investigate and discovered the man had jumped.

The jumper was not struck by a vehicle, but was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries and a mental health evaluation. His name has not been released.

 

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