Person jumps into river at Whitesburg Bridge

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Madison County EMA officials said that a person has jumped into the Tennessee River at the Whitesburg Bridge in Huntsville and a rescue operation is now underway.

People traveling down South Memorial Parkway toward Whitesburg Bridge are advised to use an alternative route.

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