Rescue attempt of man on I-680 bridge

Rescue at attempted suicide

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Safety forces saved a man trying to jump from an I-680 bridge.

Safety forces from Youngstown, Boardman and the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a report of a person attempting to jump from the Thalia Avenue overpass across Interstate 680, around 6 p.m. today.

A fire truck was used to get close to the bridge to talk to the person.

It is not yet known if the person was talked down from the bridge.

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