Police identify woman who jumped or fell from Bay Bridge

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Friday, August 14, 2015
Police say Erlynn Sanchez Edwards jumped off the Bay Bridge to evade authorities on August 12, 2015.
Police say Erlynn Sanchez Edwards jumped off the Bay Bridge to evade authorities on August 12, 2015.
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RICHMOND, Calif. -- Police have identified the woman who jumped or fell off the Bay Bridge and then swam away.

Erlynn Sanchez-Edwards of Richmond is still on the run. Police say she was driving a stolen car when she hit a guardrail early Wednesday morning.

They say she slipped off the side of the bridge when officers approached. A truck driver reported picking up a soaking wet woman near the toll plaza, and then dropped her off in the East Bay.