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Man threatens to jump from Puyallup River Bridge in Tacoma

Crews responded Wednesday to a man threatening to jump from the Puyallup River Bridge in Tacoma.

Police and fire crews responded about 4:45 p.m., and as of 9:30 p.m. divers were on standby at the bridge as the man still was threatening to jump, police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said.

Authorities shut down all lanes of the bridge, which connects Puyallup Avenue and Pacific Highway East.

Further details were not immediately available.

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