UPDATE: Manatee County Fire Rescue told News Channel 8 the man was able to get out of the water before first responders arrived.
PREVIOUS STORY: (WFLA) – Crews are searching the water off the Sunshine Skyway Bridge for a 60-year-old man.
Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, the U.S. Coast Guard and Eckerd College Search & Rescue on scene.
It’s unclear how the man ended up in the water. This is near the South Sunshine Skyway fishing pier.
The Florida Highway Patrol says there are no lane closures at this time related to the search.