North Mankato man survives jump off veterans bridge 10 Apr 18

A North Mankato man wasn’t seriously injured Monday when he jumped off Veterans Memorial Bridge. A 60-year-old man called 911 from the bridge shortly after 5:30 a.m. and said he intended to kill himself. The man jumped as soon as police arrived on scene. The current pulled the man a few hundred yards downtown, but the man was able to get himself to shore. He was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.