REPORTS: Man Jumped Into Cape Fear River

New Hanover County spokesman Charles Smith said three men reported a man jumped into the Cape Fear River at the Castle Hayne Boat Ramp at Orange Street around 12:30 Saturday morning.

The man was seen once since he jumped in the river, but has not been seen since.

Fire and rescue crews have tried to coordinate a rescue. A marine unit was requested, but it was concluded that it is was not safe for those crews to be on the water during the storm.


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  • by Anonymous on Aug 27, 2011 at 08:55 AM
    go to your local hospital ER before you jump into a river.
  • by BigSkyWishing Location: Ayden on Aug 27, 2011 at 04:17 AM
    I wonder if alchohol was involved?
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