Man dies jumping off bridge

Staff

A North Dakota man is dead after jumping off the bridge in Sioux Narrows on Sunday, the OPP reported.
Sioux Narrows/Nestor Falls OPP was called in for assistance to locate the missing individual, who was identified as 22-year-old Gerald Jonasson of Edinburgh, N.D.
A search was conducted by the Sioux Narrows/Nestor Falls Fire Department, as well as local residents.
The OPP Underwater Search and Rescue Unit, along with the Kenora OPP marine unit, also were called to the scene and subsequently retrieved the body.
Police have determined the death was accidental.
Police would like to remind the public that besides being extremely dangerous, it is an offence to jump off any bridge into a navigable waterway.