A man jumped to his death from the Penobscot Narrows Bridge Friday morning.

Maine State Police confirmed a 79-year-old Brooklin man died from his injuries after jumping from the bridge.

According to a Facebook post from DEEMI Search and Rescue, the body was recovered in the Penobscot River.

In that post, DEEMI volunteer Ellie Barker said a civilian attempted to stop the man from jumping, but was unsuccessful.

"She's a true hero for trying," Barker said in the post.

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