Man found safe after jumping into Grand River

Kent County

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities have found a man who jumped into the Grand River north of Grand Rapids Friday.

Authorities first responded around 2:35 p.m., after several witnesses saw the man jump off of Jupiter Bridge into the river in Plainfield Township, the Kent County Sheriff’s Office said.

After multiple agencies spent time looking for him he was found safe, a spokesperson for the sheriff’s office said.

The situation is still being investigated.

Recent rains have made West Michigan rivers especially fast and dangerous.

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