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Bay flooding under the Roosevelt Boulevard/34th Street bridge connecting Ocean City and the Marmora section of Upper Township in 2018.

OCEAN CITY — An elderly man died by suicide Thursday after jumping off the 34th Street bridge that connects the city to Marmora on the mainland, city police said.

The man, whom police did not identify, was from a neighboring county, Lt. Patrick Randles said Friday.

No further information would be released at this time, Randles said.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached at 800-273-8255.

— Molly Bilinski

Staff Writer

My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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