Search underway for swimmers who jumped from ‘Jaws’ bridge on Martha’s Vineyard

A massive search for two missing swimmers is underway after a group of people jumped off the "Jaws" bridge on Martha's Vineyard late Sunday night, officials said.
According to the Coast Guard, a total of four people went into the water in Edgartown around 11:20 p.m. Two of the swimmers managed to make it to shore.
As of Monday morning, two male swimmers had not been located. In a statement, the Massachusetts State Police said, "The males did not show up after the jump."
Coast Guard crews from Woods Hole and Air Station Cape Cod are assisting local fire and police officers in the search.
The American Legion Memorial Bridge, best known for appearing in the iconic 1975 thriller directed by Steven Spielberg, is located on Beach Road. It connects Edgartown and Oak Bluffs.
No further details were immediately available.
#HappeningNow: @USCG is searching for 2 missing swimmers in Edgartown near Jaws Bridge. Searches include CG STA Woods Hole, Cape Cod Air Station, CGC Hammerhead, Edgartown Fire, Oaks Bluff Fire, Tisbury Fire, Dukes County Sheriff and Mass State Police.#SAR
— USCGNortheast (@USCGNortheast) August 15, 2022
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