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Todd Dills

Truckers pitch in to foil suicide attempt

| September 23, 2009

In Overdrive‘s home base of Tuscaloosa, Ala., yesterday, several truckers pitched in to help police foil a suicide attempt on the I-20/59 bridge over MacFarland Blvd. A nice gallery of pictures from the scene show, among other choice images, police unrolling an inflatable catch device atop two dry vans parked under the overpass.

Picture here courtesy Tuscaloosa News. Photo by Michael E. Palmer/Tuscaloosa News

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  1. […] That’s right — this wouldn’t be the first time we’ve reported on the Channel 19 blog about such an incident, the last being in 2009 when something very similar happened on McFarland Boulevard in Overdrive‘s hometown headquarters of Tuscaloosa (pictured, Tuscaloosa News photo). Read more about that here. […]