Man Jumps Off Skyway Bridge


According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, detectives are investigating a suicide from the Skyway Bridge that occurred at approximately 8:55 a.m this morning.

The person who jumped is identified as 47-year-old Craig Crider of St. Pete.

According to witnesses, Crider drove his vehicle to the center span of the bridge and parked his car. He exited the vehicle, walked over to the rail and jumped over.

His body was recovered and transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office.