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Coast Guard: Woman jumps from Ravenel Bridge

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A 31-year-old woman jumped from the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge  early Saturday morning, said officials with the U.S. Coast Guard.

Officials said the call came in around 2:45 a.m. and the woman stayed on the bridge until about 6:30 a.m., when she jumped.

When she hit the water and was taken into a Charleston County boat, officials said she was alert, conscious and complaining of back pain.

Charleston County Dispatch officials said the southbound lanes of the bridge shut down shortly after 3 a.m. and reopened around 6:30 a.m.

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