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2 jump into Ark. river to avoid wreck; 1 missing

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A person who jumped from an interstate bridge in southwestern Arkansas into an icy river to avoid a jackknifed 18-wheeler remains missing Saturday night.
    
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission spokesman Keith Stephens said the search for the person in the Little Red River was called off shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday because of darkness. He said the search would resume Sunday.
    
State police say three people were outside their vehicles after an earlier accident on the icy bridge when the truck jackknifed and slid toward them. Two people leapt over the guardrail and into the water during 29-degree weather.
    
The other person was quickly rescued.

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