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Fremont man pronounced dead in apparent suicide onto I-580

Original post made on Dec 2, 2011

A 23-year-old Fremont man jumped to his death this morning from the west side of the Santa Rita Road overpass onto Interstate 580, where he was struck and killed by a tractor trailer. Officers from the Pleasanton Police Department and the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene and located a white male adult lying in the number three lane of westbound I-580.

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Posted by Joe
a resident of Danville
on Dec 2, 2011 at 7:17 am

23 yrs old!!!??? Jumps off an overpass and lands in front of a truck? How does one so young get so desperate? I ask myself the same question everytime I hear of an event like this.

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Posted by Kathy
a resident of Danville
on Dec 2, 2011 at 11:19 pm

So sad to think things were so bad in his life he saw no hope. I'm so sorry for him and his family.