April 1, 1998 in City

Man Apparently Jumps From Bridge

From Staff And Wire Reports

A man is believed to have jumped to his death from the Sunset Bridge into Latah Creek during rush hour traffic Tuesday, police said.

Witnesses said the unidentified man was alone about 5:45 p.m. when he climbed onto the bridge railing, which overlooks High Bridge Park, yelled out a comment and jumped.

About 15 minutes later, Spokane County Sheriff’s Department dive team members and firefighters pulled the body of a man in his early 30s from the middle of Latah Creek, about one-quarter mile from Riverside Avenue. Police detectives are investigating.

, DataTimes

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