Man dies after falling 15 feet off McGirts Creek Bridge

Jacksonville — An unidentified white man has died after JSO says he fell 15 feet off the MiGirts Creek Bridge in the early morning hours on Tuesday. JSO says they received a call from a person that says they saw a man fall off the bridge on Blanding Blvd. Police say when they arrived they couldn’t find the body, so a dive team was called out and they found the body.

JSO says a witness and the victim were hanging out on the side of the bridge when the victim fell into the water. Foul play is not suspected and the cause of death is still unknown.

Police are asking for anyone who saw the two and were traveling on Blanding Blvd. around 2:20 Tuesday morning to come forward and call the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

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