Woman Dies After Jumping From Hoan Bridge
Milwaukee, WI – Today, at about 12:45 p.m., the county communications center received a 911 call about a person who appeared to be about to jump from the Hoan Bridge, northbound, north of the river.
A 21-year-old woman from Milwaukee jumped from the bridge support to the parking lot 117 feet below and died immediately. The woman had sent out a text message to friends advising them of her intention to commit suicide and Milwaukee police were actively attempting to locate her. Her car was found on the bridge.
MCSO detectives are making notification to relatives and will conduct the death investigation.