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Man dies in drop from Clearwater Memorial Causeway bridge

Published Sep. 1, 2013

CLEARWATER — A man died Saturday night after he either jumped or fell off the Memorial Causeway bridge, police said.

It happened on the west end of the bridge span over the Memorial Park grounds. About 10:45 p.m., an unknown person, possibly a witness, called 911 to report that a man had jumped or fallen from the bridge, said Clearwater spokeswoman Joelle Castelli.

Police and paramedics responded. Authorities have not yet released the name of the man.