Bandon man, 55, dead after plunge into water off McCullough Bridge

The McCullough Bridge (SBG file)

NORTH BEND, Ore. - A 55-year-old Bandon man died in a fall from the McCullough Bridge Tuesday night, North Bend Police say.

Witnesses reported seeing the man step up and over the bridge railing around 7:30 p.m.

Police, firefighters and the Coast Guard responded to the scene.

Officers found footwear and a bag of belongings on the bridge.

Firefighters found the man in the water and pulled him out. Medics started life-saving efforts aboard a boat, then transferred the man to an ambulance. The man was declared dead at the hospital.

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