UPDATE: A 62-year-old man who leaped into the Hackensack River from a bridge on Route 3 in Secaucus this morning was being treated at Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center, CLIFFVIEW PILOT has learned.
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“I have no indication that he’s not” going to survive, Detective Capt. John Buckley told CLIFFVIEW PILOT.
The jumper pulled over his SUV on the bridge just before 11:30 a.m., got out and jumped, the captain said.
A construction worker nearby pulled him into a boat, after which the man “was removed from the scene by ambulance,” Buckley said.
The incident caused severe highway tie-ups.
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