Parachutist Jumps Off Mid-Hudson Bridge

(Poughkeepsie, NY)  --  When there was a report Saturday night of someone jumping off the Mid-Hudson Bridge, Poughkeepsie Police responded to the scene and Poughkeepsie Firefighters launched their rescue boat on the Hudson River.

Nearby boaters told the first responders that the jumper had a parachute on, and landed in Kaal Rock Park.  The parachutist got in a white vehicle and drove away.  Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call City of Poughkeepsie Police at (845) 451-7577.

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