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Woman rescued from overpass


October 27, 2017

CLOVIS — Police and firefighters rescued a woman who threatened suicide off the Prince Street overpass early Thursday afternoon, Fire Department Battalion Chief Dale Hand said.

The unidentified woman was not injured, Hand said. He said a police officer climbed to her and secured her until fire rescue equipment was used to lift her to safety.

The incident lasted about 30 minutes, he said.

Hand said she was taken by ambulance to the Clovis hospital.


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