COUNTY: Woman dies in bridge fall horror

A WOMAN has died after falling from a bridge in Hampshire.

Saturday, 27th January 2018, 9:43 am
Updated Saturday, 27th January 2018, 9:47 am
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The person, who has not been identified, fell from Itchen Bridge, Southampton, yesterday morning.

Emergency services, including police, paramedics and the coastguard, attended the scene and discovered the wounded 59-year-old.

However, a spokesman from Hampshire police has today confirmed the woman’s death.

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In a statement, the police force said: ‘We were called at 11.10am to reports of a woman who had fallen from Itchen Bridge.

‘We attended along with our colleagues from South Central Ambulance Service.

‘The 59-year-old woman from Southampton was pronounced dead at the scene.

‘The death is not being treated as suspicious.’

Police added that a file for the coroner was now being prepared.