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Woman who jumped from Sunshine Skyway identified

ST. PETERSBURG — A woman is dead after jumping from the Sunshine Skyway bridge Monday morning, officials said.

The woman, identified as Amber Rose Syme, 28, of 12923 Lake Vista Drive in Gibsonton, jumped at 7:54 a.m., fire officials said. Her body was recovered shortly afterward. Officials found her in the water by using binoculars. Fire officials said she was the first confirmed Sunshine Skyway jumper of the year.

Bridge traffic was flowing regularly as of 8:30 a.m.

Woman who jumped from Sunshine Skyway identified 02/08/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 10, 2010 2:12pm]
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