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FHP: Body recovered after man jumped off Blackwater Bridge

| Daniel Evans
The body of a male subject has been recovered after a search at Blackwater Bridge on Interstate 10, according to a press release from Florida Highway Patrol.

The Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission, the US Coast Guard and Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s deputies had searched for a man Monday afternoon after he apparently jumped off the bridge.

According to a press release from the Florida Highway Patrol, a vehicle was westbound on Interstate 10 on the Backwater Bridge, in the area of mile marker 27.

The driver, who is unknown, appeared to have intentionally struck the concrete barrier wall, according to FHP. After striking the wall, the driver jump off the bridge and into the water.

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