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Reported Pennybacker Bridge jumper exited Lake Austin safely

AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Medics and firefighters have called off a search for a person who they say jumped from the Pennybacker Bridge into Lake Austin.

Austin Fire Department tweeted just before 4:30 p.m. Saturday that it's looking for the person in Lake Austin near the area of the bridge in northwest Austin. AFD had jet skies in the water and STAR Flight responded to the scene but AFD says witnesses reported that the person got out of the water safely and left the scene. 


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