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Angler injured in fall from John's Pass Bridge

A man fishing was seriously injured Friday night when he fell off the John's Pass Bridge and hit a concrete area 40 feet below, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office reported.

John Schleg was walking along the Madeira Beach span about 10:45 p.m. and apparently did not see an opening in a catwalk. Schleg, 31, fell headfirst onto the concrete. He was flown to Bayfront Medical Center for treatment of broken bones and a fractured skull.

Angler injured in fall from John's Pass Bridge 06/30/12 [Last modified: Saturday, June 30, 2012 5:13pm]
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