OLEAN — The woman who jumped off the South Union Street bridge into the icy Allegheny River late Wednesday night died early Thursday.
Jessica Sweitzer, 28, of 1506 W. Henley St., succumbed to injuries sustained from the incident around 1 a.m. at Olean General Hospital. Police are ruling the death as a suicide.
“Unfortunately, we’ll never know why this happened. Only Jessica knows that,” said Olean Police Capt. Robert Blovsky said. “Our condolences go out to her family and our prayers are with them. I wish there was more we could have done.”
Ms. Sweitzer, an Olean High School and University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Pa., graduate, leaves behind two children.
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