St. Paul Bridge Jumper Identified

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St. Paul Police identified an unknown bridge jumper as Berhane Desta Worku, 62, of St. Paul the Pioneer Press reported Wednesday.
Worku died after jumping from the Smith Avenue bridge Tuesday. Witnesses reported a man jumped off the south side of the bridge into the Mississippi River below, St. Paul fire marshall Steve Zaccard told Star Tribune.

Firefighters in ice rescue suits pulled Worku from the Mississippi, he was taken to Regions Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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