A North Cape May man, according to witnesses, stopped his pickup truck on the Seashore Road Bridge in Lower Township, then jumped off the bridge.

Police in Lower Township say they and a number of other agencies responded to the scene late Thursday morning.

Construction workers on a barge under the bridge were able to pull the man to the side of the barge until he could be rescued from the water by a coordinated effort.

Police have identified the man as Michael W. Wilson, 54. He was transported to the Atlantic City Medical Center, City Division. Police advice that Wilson was awake and alert.

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