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State Police: Good Samaritans Thwart Tappan Zee Bridge Jump

Tappan Zee Bridge. Patch file photo.
Tappan Zee Bridge. Patch file photo.
Good samaritans restrained a 20-year-old man before he was able to jump off the Tappan Zee Bridge Tuesday, according to New York State Police.

The incident occurred just before 2 p.m., when authorities in Tarrytown began receiving multiple calls reporting a possible jumper on the bridge.

Citizens held the man until troopers arrived on the scene and took the unnamed man into custody. No injuries were reported.


The man was transported to Westchester Medical Center for an evaluation. 

willie 6 April 23, 2014 at 03:34 PM
thank's to our State Troopers. it seems to be happening regularly. condolences to Family.
Karen April 24, 2014 at 08:26 AM
Thanks to our citizens too!!

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