Pensacola, Fla- One man is hospitalized after he jumped from the Bob Sikes Bridge on Pensacola Beach around 1:15pm today. Witnesses told deputies that the man and his friend thought it would be fun to jump from the hump on the Bob Sikes Bridge.

One of the two men jumped, landing face first in the water and remained that way until a nearby boat arrived and pulled him from the water.

The victim was brought to shore and then taken to a local hospital. His condition is not known at this time. Officers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission were also on scene.

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