Film director Tony Scott jumps to his death from Vincent Thomas Bridge
Posted: 08/19/2012 01:35:01 PM PDT
August 20, 2012 3:34 AM GMTUpdated: 08/19/2012 08:34:29 PM PDT
Scott, 68, climbed a fence on the south side of the bridge's apex and leapt off "without hesitation" around 12:30 p.m., according to the Coroner's Department and port police.
A suicide note was found inside Scott's black Toyota Prius, which was parked on one of the eastbound lanes of the bridge, said U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Jennifer Osburn.
Scott directed Tom Cruise in "Top Gun," one of the highest-grossing
SCOTT, Tony (Anthony D.L. Scott)
Born: 6/21/1944, North Shields, Northumberland, England, U.K.
Died: 8/19/2012, San Pedro, California, U.S.A.
Tony Scott's western - executive producer:
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford - 2007