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Hastings bridge jumper swims to shore

An adult male, who jumped from the Highway 61 bridge in Hastings made it safely to shore.

Hastings Police received a call at 10:15 p.m. Monday, April 19, that witnesses has seen someone jump from the bridge into the Mississippi River. Apparently, he had been a passenger in a vehicle and got out of it.

When police arrived, they saw man swimming in the water. They threw a rescue disk to him and pulled him out of the river. He was transported to Regina Medical Center for evaluation.