Woman Dies from Injuries After Jump from Merrill Bridge

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

Update 12/19/13 10:15 AM

The woman who jumped from a Merrill Bridge Wednesday Evening has died from her injuries, according to the Merrill Police Department.

The woman was able to tell officers she had jumped from the bridge intentionally before being transported to a Wausau Hospital. Police were told around 10pm Wednesday that the woman had died.

Police are still investigating aspects of the incident.


The Merrill Police Department said a woman who jumped off the Center Avenue Bridge in Merrill is being treated for her injuries at a Wausau hospital.

Investigators say the woman fell about 36 feet and landed on the ground.

A witness reported that a woman had fallen from the bridge, and emergency crews responded to the scene just before 5 p.m.

The woman told investigators she had jumped intentionally. Her condition is not known.

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