Woman jumps off the Mid-Hudson Bridge

Town of Lloyd police responded to a 911 call for a person that jumped off the south side of the Mid-Hudson Bridge on Monday, August 27 at approximately 12:05 p.m. After a two-and-a-half-hour coordinated search with numerous police agencies, the body of a 53-year-old Marlboro woman was located and recovered by the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit on the east side of the Hudson River near Hyde Park. The body was transported to Kingston Hospital.

Lloyd police were assisted at the scene by New York State Police, New York State Police Aviation Unit, Ulster County Sheriff’s Office, Ulster County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit and Dive Team, Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, Dutchess County Marine Unit, Ulster Hose Dive Team, Highland Fire Department, Mobile Life Ambulance Service, Town of Marlboro Police, City of Poughkeepsie Police and the U.S. Coast Guard.