A man plunged to his death Wednesday from the Vincent Thomas Bridge at the Port of Los Angeles, authorities said. The main span of the Vincent Thomas Bridge is 1,500 feet long as compared to the Golden Gate Bridge at 4,200 feet long. Authorities Sunday investigated the death of a 25-year-old motorcyclist who was killed on the Vincent Thomas Bridge in … Authorities are working to confirm the identity of a man who jumped to his death Sunday night from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro. SAN PEDRO A man jumped to his death from the Vincent Thomas Bridge on Wednesday afternoon, landing on top of a shipping container at a terminal about 185 feet below, a Port of Los Angeles spokesman… A man jumped to his death from the Vincent Thomas Bridge Sunday night — the second such occurrence in the last year. Thomas died in San Pedro, California in 1980, aged 72. Photo by John Schreiber. Also see: Port of Los Angeles Vincent Thomas Bridge Webpage. Thomas moved to San Pedro from Oakland in 1919. The Vincent Thomas Bridge, which opened in 1963 and is part of State Route 47, is the partner of the Gerald Desmond Bridge in carrying commuters between San … Just after 8 … First posted at 9:01 p.m. Sunday. Director Tony Scott jumped to his death from the Vincent Thomas Bridge … Death. Ridley Scott breaks silence on brother Tony Scott's death. Top was rewritten to reflect our own confirmation of reports of Scott's death. Vincent Thomas Bridge is named for Vincent Thomas, former California Assemblyman, Democrat, 52nd District, San Pedro. According to witnesses Tony Scott jumped without hesitation from the Vincent Thomas Bridge, 30 miles from his home in … Vincent Thomas Bridge at Structurae; External links. Thomas paid the very first toll, which was then 25 cents. The bridge was dedicated as the Vincent Thomas Bridge and opened to traffic on November 15, 1963. FILE -- In a Nov. 1, 2001 file photo traffic rolls over the the Vincent Thomas Bridge in the San Pedro section of Los Angeles. Authorities said the man leaped from the bridge … Long Beach Cyclist Killed on Vincent Thomas Bridge - Belmont Shore-Naples, CA - A 31-year-old Long Beach man was killed overnight when he lost control of … A view of the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, California from where Tony Scott jumped to his death A witness, who was a passenger in a car driving along the bridge, said Scott looked nervous.