Man Pulled Over by Trooper Jumps From Bridge

5 years 6 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, June 26 2013 Jun 26, 2013 Wednesday, June 26, 2013 7:00:50 AM CDT June 26, 2013 in News
By: Associated Press

FENTON, Mo. (AP) - Search crews were back in the Meramec River near St. Louis on Wednesday after a man jumped from a bridge after running from police during a traffic stop.

A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper stopped the man for speeding about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 21 near Highway 141. When the trooper approached the car the man ran to the bridge and jumped.

The search was temporarily halted by strong storms around 5 a.m. Wednesday.

 

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