Woman in critical condition after jump from bridge
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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FLORIDA--A 25-year-old woman was taken by helicopter in critical condition to Halifax Medical Center today after jumping off the South Causeway bridge and landing in Manatee Park on Riverside Drive. New Smyrna Beach police said Nicole Rogers jumped from the span at 9:25 a.m in an apparent suicide attempt. Someone had called police about a suspicious person on the bridge. When the officer arrived, he found Rogers on the outside of the bridge's railing, getting ready to jump. Negotiators were notified, but Rogers leapt and struck the grassy area in Manatee Park, about 40 feet below, police said.
EVAC spokesperson Mark O'Keefe said the woman was taken to the hospital by helicopter in critical condition .
Police said Rogers is a New Smyrna Beach resident but could not provide her address.