Minnesotan may be missing in Chippewa River

  • Updated: April 20, 2013 - 9:31 PM

A man who is missing and presumed dead after falling off a bridge and into the Chippewa River on Friday may be a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire student from Minnesota.

Around 10:45 p.m. on Friday, campus police responded to an emergency call reporting that a man had fallen from the university pedestrian bridge and into the river, according to a news release issued Saturday.

Police discovered that a student was missing from his dorm; he was identified as David Patrick Rodgers, 20, from Northfield, Minn. Witness descriptions of the man who fell match the missing student. Anyone with information should call police at 715-836-2222.

Allie Shah

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