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Brookport Bridge Experiences Brief Closure As Law Enforcement Pull Body From River


Update: The Brookport Bridge is back open after a brief closure Tuesday afternoon.

Earlier: Chief Deputy Mike Turnbow with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department said the Brookport Bridge will reopen by 3:30.

Turnbow said law enforcement are currently working to pull a body from the Ohio River.

The Sheriff's Department said the bridge that connects Paducah to Brookport, Illinois was closed due to an investigation that includes part of the bridge. 
This story will be updated. 

Taylor is a recent Murray State University graduate where she studied journalism and history. When she's not reporting for WKMS, she enjoys creative writing and traveling. She loves writing stories that involve diversity, local culture and history, nature and recreation, art and music, and national or local politics. If you have a news tip or idea, shoot her an email at!
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