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16-Year-Old Who Jumped From Bus Has Died

4:03 PM, May 7, 2012   |    comments
Scene of the Friday morning accident where 16-year-old Jessie L. Herr jumped from the rear door of a school bus.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A 16-year-old male student who jumped out of the back of a moving school bus on Friday morning has died, according to a representative from Shands Jacksonville.

Jessie L. Herr jumped from the rear emergency door while the bus was going over the Intracoastal Bridge on Beach Boulevard at 45 miles per hour.

Herr was airlifted to Shands Jacksonville on Friday morning with life-threatening injuries.

"We can say very clearly without hesitation or reservation that he jumped on his own," Sergeant Thomas Bingham with the Jacksonville Beach Police Department said later in the day on Friday.

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