Man jumps from 35W bridge

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By Alysha Bohanon

A man pulled his car over to the side of the Interstate 35W bridge and jumped into the Mississippi River Tuesday, news sources report.

A witness reported the incident to the Minneapolis Police Department at 5:53 p.m., Minneapolis police Sgt. Steve McCarty told the Minnesota Daily.

According to the Minnesota Daily, the Minnesota State Patrol searched the area wit ha helicopter until it became too dark to continue. The search then continued by boat.

Emergency workers searched the Mississippi using sonar equipment. They were still on the water at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Star Tribune reported.

As Wednesday afternoon, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office had not found the man, the Minnesota Daily reported.

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