Tampa woman dies after jumping from Skyway

By Times Staff writer
Published February 23, 2007

A 42-year-old Tampa woman died Thursday after she jumped from the Sunshine Skyway bridge, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

Sometime before 2:15 p.m., Wendy Kay Waldron pulled her 2001 Mitsubishi over along the inside shoulder of the northbound side of the bridge. She got out, ran to the east side of the bridge and jumped over.

St. Petersburg Fire Rescue recovered her body.