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Coast Guard: Crews searching for woman who reportedly jumped from Luling Bridge

Coast Guard
Posted at 10:52 AM, Sep 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-12 11:52:19-04

The Coast Guard says they are searching for a person in the water Thursday near the Luling Bridge along I-310 in St. Charles Parish.

The New Orleans sector received a report Wednesday at 8:26 p.m. of a female jumping from the Luling Bridge.

The 47-year-old woman is described as wearing a multi-colored shirt with black pants and weighing about 150 lbs.

Involved in the search effort are:

  • An MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans
  • A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station New Orleans
  • Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries
  • Bridge City Volunteer Fire & Rescue