Woman Takes Fatal Leap From Burlington Bristol Bridge Into Delaware River

A woman jumped to her death from the Burlington Bristol bridge Sunday, LevittownNow reports.

Cornwells Fire Company Station 16 rescue drill

Cornwells Fire Company Station 16 rescue drill

Photo Credit: Cornwells Fire Company- Station 16 Facebook

The woman reportedly jumped from the bridge deck into the Delaware River around 10:30 a.m., authorities told the outlet.

Search teams sent a boat into the river to recover the victim from the water, the outlet reports.

The bridge, which connects Bucks County to New Jersey, was reopened around 11:10 a.m. authorities told the outlet. 

The America Hose, Hook and Ladder, Cornwells, Croydon, and Union fire companies responded along with the Bucks County Rescue Squad and New Jersey emergency crews.

Click here for the full story on LevittownNow's website.

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