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Two swimmers missing after jumping off ‘Jaws’ bridge in Martha’s Vineyard

Two swimmers missing after jumping off ‘Jaws’ bridge in Martha’s Vineyard
The American Legion Memorial Bridge was made famous in the 1975 thriller directed by Steven Spielberg

A search is underway in Massachusetts after two swimmers who jumped off the iconic “Jaws” bridge in Martha’s Vineyard with a group of people did not surface, authorities reported.

Four people reportedly leapt off the bridge late on Sunday night, but only two of the swimmers made it to shore after the plunge, a guarda Costeira relatado.

“@USCGis is searching for 2 missing swimmers in Edgartown in the vicinity of Jaws Bridge," a USCG Northeast tweeted early on Monday morning, before noting the half a dozen agencies that were assisting in the search and rescue, which included the Massachusetts State Police.

The American Legion Memorial Bridge was first made famous for appearing in the 1975 thriller directed by Steven Spielberg. It’s located on Martha’s Vineyard, which lies just south of Cape Cod and connects Edgartown and Oak Bluffs.