Authorities searching for person who may have jumped from bridge

Authorities are searching the Mississippi River for a person who might have jumped off the Audubon Bridge on Sunday night, said Capt. Steve Juge with the Pointe Coupee Sheriff’s Office.

Juge said a 2002 Chevrolet pickup was discovered in the westbound lane of the bridge at 5:41 p.m. Sunday.

Authorities with the Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana and East Baton Rouge parish sheriff’s offices are assisting in the search, Juge said.

No other details are being released at this time.