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Search for bridge jumper continues

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The search continues for a man who may have jumped off a bridge near Wilmington yesterday afternoon. Police are looking for thirty-six year old Brent McKinley Henry of Currie. Eyewitnesses say they saw Henry jump from the Thomas Rhodes Bridge on highway 421. Lanes were closed during the morning rush to continue their search. NHC Sheriffs Department chief deputy Ed McMahon said, "We have some of the deputies and the resources who are walking along the top of the bridge. It gives us a better vantage point, so that we can call down to the people in the water and in the boats, and that way we had to slow the traffic down so that cars wouldn't run over the deputies." Officials say as the search goes on, motorists should to expect more delays on the bridge.

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