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Man Jumps From Bridge "Just For Fun," Dies

Man dies after jumping from Card Sound Bridge

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    WAITANGI, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 05: Young Maori boys leap from the Waitangi Bridge on the eve of Waitangi Day celebrations February 05, 2007 in Waitangi New Zealand. Waitangi Day is a public holiday celebrated on February 6th to commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi between the British and the Maori people. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

    A Miami man is dead and another seriously injured after the two jumped off the Card Sound Bridge "just for fun," Thursday afternoon.

    Jorge Suarez-Taupier, 24, died from his injuries and his friend, 20-year-old Isaac Morejon, barely survivde the plunge.

    Card Sound Bridge is a toll bridge in Key Largo and is about 60 feet above the water.

    Authorities said the two men were drinking beer and fishing befor they made the decision to spice up their evening by jumping into the water.