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Rescue teams gathered Tuesday on the river banks at Hudson following a report of a jumper on the Interstate 94 bridge. RiverTown photo by Randy Hanson

UPDATE: I-94 bridge jumper ID'd as Maplewood man

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a 38-year-old Maplewood, Minn., man jumped to his death from the Interstate 94 bridge over the St. Croix River on the afternoon of New Year’s Eve.


Cmdr. Jerry Cusick of the sheriff’s office said the effort to recover the man’s body is still under way, and will intensify when the weather warms.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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