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Man fails at 2 suicide attempts on interstate



Published: Tue, January 8, 2013 @ 11:33 a.m.

Man fails at 2 suicide attempts on interstate

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state police say a man twice tried to kill himself on Interstate 79 in southwestern Pennsylvania before going to work.

The Associated Press is not identifying the 22-year-old Washington, Pa. man because of the nature of the incidents, but police say he first tried to end his life by jumping out of a moving vehicle that was driving him to work in Canonsburg, about 15 miles south of Pittsburgh. That happened about 7:45 a.m. today.

About a half hour later, police say the man stepped over a guide rail into the path of a tractor-trailer which tried to avoid the man but knocked him out of his shoes.

Troopers from the Washington barracks say the man jumped up, grabbed his shoes, slid down a hillside and walked to work. He was since been flown to a Pittsburgh hospital.


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1DoninFL(161 comments)posted 1 year, 9 months ago

At least he didn't go to work with a gun and shoot other co-workers, then shoot himself. Hope this does not give him any ideas.

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2DoninFL(161 comments)posted 1 year, 9 months ago

At least he didn't go to work with a gun and shoot his co-workers. Hope this doesn't give him any ideas!

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3BrothaLove(81 comments)posted 1 year, 9 months ago

He should take this as a sign that God is not done with him yet, and it is clearly not his time to leave this earth...

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4JUSLIKEDIS(7 comments)posted 1 year, 9 months ago

He found going to work being traumatic and wanted to end it all.

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5jfgiancola(158 comments)posted 1 year, 9 months ago

On the bright side they say the third time is the charm. Maybe this guy should invesitigate more foolproof methods.

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6Ytownnative(1047 comments)posted 1 year, 9 months ago

Where in the world does he work that this was a viable alternative.

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7borylie(791 comments)posted 1 year, 9 months ago

Someone please tell this fellow that because of term limits, Obama only has 4 more years to go. Then things will drastically improve. Just be patient.

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