UMaine Student Drowns After Jumping Off Orono Bridge
A University of Maine student died Saturday evening after jumping off a bridge in Orono.
Orono Police told WVII-TV that Regan McCleary, 19, of Buxton jumped from the Brandon M. Silk Memorial Bridge at around 5 p.m. A bystander heard his cries for help and attempted to rescue him, but was too late.
Old Town and Orono firefighters, as well as game wardens and a helicopter crew from the Maine Forest Rangers responded, as well as DEEMI Search and Rescue.
McCleary's body was recovered at approximately 7 p.m.
Orono Police are now investigating the incident.
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