Girl, 16, survives fall from Golden Gate Bridge

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Posted: Apr 18, 2011 1:21 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A 16-year-old girl survived a fall from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, authorities said on Monday.

The teen was found "conscious and responsive" beneath the suspension bridge at about 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman said.

It was not immediately clear if the girl, who was not identified, jumped or fell from the bridge.

(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb and Alex Dobuzinskis; Editing by Greg McCune)