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Car knocks person off bridge into Ohio River

COVINGTON, KY (AP) - Police say crews in northern Kentucky are searching the Ohio River after a person was struck by a car and knocked off the Brent Spence Bridge.

According to The Kentucky Enquirer, the person who was hit Friday morning had been standing outside a vehicle after being involved in a three-car accident on the bridge.

The newspaper reports fire crews in Kentucky and Ohio are searching the water aided by the U.S. Coast Guard.

Meanwhile, only one lane is open on the southbound lanes of the bridge and major traffic delays are expected.

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