Police pull man from river after plunge

July 27, 2013

A man plunged from the Key Bridge near Georgetown Friday night and was pulled from the Potomac River by the D.C. police, according to authorities and witnesses.

Few details about the 10 p..m. incident were available immediately.

However, a witness said police in boats were in the area at the time. They quickly got thethe man out of the water and began CPR, the witness said.

He was taken to a hospital. Authorities said he was unconscious but breathing.

Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.
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