Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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Release Number: 15-304
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- June 15, 2015
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A woman jumped from the center span of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
- June 12, 2015
- Time: 7:50 PM
Victim: (deceased - next of kin notified)
Toni L. Bennett
Recovered vehicle: 2009 Blue Nissan Cube SUV
On June 12, 2015 just before 7:30 pm, a motorist spotted a female jump from the center span of the bridge. Deputies recovered an abandoned vehicle at the top of the bridge and a deceased female was recovered from the waters underneath the bridge.
U.S. Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, St Pete Fire Rescue Marine Unit and the Florida Highway Patrol assisted in this incident.