Chase suspect jumps into Ohio River

Updated: Sep. 6, 2019 at 5:30 AM CDT
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VANDERBURGH CO., Ind. (WFIE) - Several different agencies searched overnight for a man who jumped in the Ohio River.

According to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, around 12:40 a.m. they began investigating a stolen truck from David Enterprises in the 4300 of Hogue Road.

They say a truck matching the description was seen near Burdette Park at 1:30. That’s when the chase began.

They say the driver eventually led authorities down Old Henderson Road where he got out of the truck and jumped into the river around 1:45.

Crews looked for him until around 5:45 a.m. when the search was called off.

The investigation is ongoing.

We’ll keep you updated.

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