Man Jumped Off Samoa Bridge

The Samoa Bridge was partially closed around 4:20 p.m. for a short time as emergency personnel dealt with a report of a man jumping off the structure.

According to Brittany Powell spokesperson for the Eureka Police Department,

At 4:19 p.m., a call came in that a person had jumped from the first span of the Samoa Bridge and was in the water.  At 4:24 p.m. Humboldt Bay Fire advised that the [male] was out of the water.  All Eureka Police units have cleared.

The man was taken to the hospital as a precaution.


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