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One body recovered after two men jumped from Massachusetts bridge and haven’t been seen since



Photo courtesy of Massachusetts State Police

Crews are searching for one man who jumped from a Massachusetts bridge after one of the bodies have been recovered.

According to Dave Procopio of Massachusetts State Police, at midnight, State Police were requested by Edgartown Police to assist in searching for two males who jumped into the water from the “Jaws Bridge” on Martha’s Vineyard. The males did not surface after jumping.

State Police mobilized marine and air assets to respond. Local police and firefighters searched for the men until approximately 3:30 a.m.. The State Police Marine Unit transported State Police divers to the island to resume the search this morning. The MSP Air Wing also has responded. Search operations by MSP and local units are ongoing.

Procopio issued an update at 9:15 a.m. stating that a body had been located.

Officially named the American Legion Memorial Bridge, the bridge is located on Beach Road and connects Edgartown and Oak Bluffs.

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