PAnews.com, Port Arthur, Texas

October 10, 2012

PAPD, PAFD respond to call of man jumping from Rainbow Bridge


The Port Arthur News

PORT ARTHUR — A 50-year-old man died after reportedly jumping from the Rainbow Bridge on Wednesday.

Police and fire personnel in Port Arthur responded to a call of man jumping from the Rainbow Bridge about 3:25 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10.

PAPD Lt. M. Blitch did not release the man’s name but said he was from out of state and had been having some mental issues in the recent past.

The bridge was shut down for a brief time during the investigation.