Monday, May 21, 2018
News Roundup

Man jumps from Skyway, picked up by passing tugboat

ST. PETERSBURG — A 22-year-old man who jumped from the Sunshine Skyway bridge Monday afternoon was picked up by a passing tugboat and transported to Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg Fire Rescue spokesman Joel Granata said.

The man had been driving a black Honda and jumped from the northbound lane, somewhere below the top of the bridge, about 4 p.m., Granata said. The man was injured but alert when fished out of the water, Granata said.

No further details were available.

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