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NYSP prevent potential suicide from Tappan Zee Bridge

Tappan Zee Bridge (NYSP) Tappan Zee Bridge (NYSP)

ORANGETOWN, N.Y. – State Troopers prevented a potential suicide Thursday afternoon.

Troopers responded to a report of a disabled vehicle just before 2 p.m. on the Rockland County side of the Tappan Zee Bridge.

State Police arrived at the scene and observed a 35-year-old man standing outside of a vehicle near the rail. Police said the man was despondent and expressed a suicidal intention.

Troopers talked to the man, and he agreed to go with them and was put into a patrol vehicle.

Troopers transported the man to Nyack Hospital for evaluation.

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