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Cold Springs Bridge Incident
updated: May 28, 2014, 7:59 AM

By Edhat Subscriber

Jumper on the Cold Springs Bridge Tuesday night around 10:30. There was a pick-up truck with a ladder going up the barrier with a lot of cops.

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Many of us in the community are very concerned about the aftermath of the recent tragedy in IV We are working hard to offset the possible repercussions . There are many hurt and vulnerable individuals in our community We are contacting media to not cover methods of suicide or pictures depicting suicide. This had been proven to increase the thoughts and action of suicide in those most at risk. We deeply appreciate your support on this. If you are feeling suicidal or know someone with thoughts of suicide please call 1800 273 TALK (8255) or visit for on-line chat suicidepreventionlifeline.org

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 COMMENT 522715 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-05-28 08:24 AM

The work can be a hard place to live in. Especially recently. Hoping peace is with them, in some form.

 

 COMMENT 522719 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-05-28 08:33 AM

Is there any new info on this?

 

 SHOREBIRD agree helpful negative off topic

2014-05-28 08:43 AM

-717
Anyone who thinks Roger has no compassion doesn't know Roger. 4 million was the cost of the failed barrier.

 

 COMMENT 522726 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-05-28 08:46 AM

The suicide barrier only discourages the ambivalent... which according to mental health experts, is most people. The truly committed will always find a way.

 

 SBSWEETPEA agree helpful negative off topic

2014-05-28 08:50 AM

So with all that tit for tat back and forth does anyone know what happened? Jump or saved?

 

 ROGER DODGER agree helpful negative off topic

2014-05-28 09:10 AM

No and I never heard if the last person jumped either..Maybe they don't want us to know after the waste of money that went into putting up a barricade that doesn't work. I guess if one wants the view to look like county jail bridge they were successful that way..I would never jump off any high place my arthritis is bad enough

 

 COMMENT 522763P agree helpful negative off topic

2014-05-28 10:18 AM

Anyone who wants to commit suicide will find a way. I appreciate the barrier for reducing the number of painful/traumatic experiences our first responders have to face in the cleanup aftermath.

 

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