Man jumps from Royal Gorge Bridge

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FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. — On Monday, deputies were called to the Royal Gorge Bridge about a man who jumped from the bridge.

Deputies of the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Royal Gorge Bridge at 11:53 a.m. to 4218 County Road 3A, Canon City Colorado. During their investigation including security footage and eyewitness testimony confirmed a man had jumped from the bridge

Human remains were later located near the river/railroad tracks.

This investigation is ongoing.

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