Authorities looking for individual that reportedly went into the Missouri River

Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 11:36 AM CDT
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SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (KTIV) - Authorities are still searching for a man that reportedly jumped off a railroad bridge and into the Missouri River.

The South Sioux City Police Department says at about 11:10 a.m. law enforcement got reports of a man that was on the railroad bridge that goes over the Missouri River. Police say the man was running from the Iowa side to the Nebraska side.

When an officer got to the area, they saw the man, who was carrying a backpack, jump from the bridge and into the river.

Search and rescue teams were dispatched, but as of Wednesday afternoon, the man has not been found.

Police are still looking to identify the man. If you have any info about this incident, contact South Sioux City Police at (402) 494-7555.


SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - Authorities are searching the Missouri River for an individual that went into the water Wednesday morning.

According to the Sioux City Police Department, at about 11:15 a.m. reports came in of a person who either jumped or fell off the railroad bridge that goes over the Missouri River. Authorities from Sioux City and South Sioux City are searching the river to find the person.

No other information is available at this time.