Tony Scott, the 68-year-old British filmmaker and brother of famed director Ridley Scott jumped to his death today from the Vincent Thomas Bridge spanning San Pedro and Terminal Island.
Tony Scott is known for some Hollywood blockbusters such as Top Gun, Days Of Thunder, Beverly Hills Cop II and The Taking of Pelham 123 as well as ScottFree Productions which produces TV shows like The Good Wife with his brother Ridley Scott.
Tony Scott climbed a fence on the south side of the bridge's apex and leaped "without hesitation" around 12:30 pm according to the Coroner's Department. A suicide note was found inside his vehicle which was parked on one of the eastbound lanes of the bridge.
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