PINE VALLEY — Eastbound traffic on Interstate 8 headed toward Imperial Valley was tied up and eventually diverted due to a threatened suicide on the Pine Valley Bridge, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Contrary to posts on Facebook, the man threatening to leap from the bridge did not go through with it.

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Dorothy Gatewood

Get your story straight. In paragraph 2 you indicate that the potential jumper "did" go through with it. I read that statement as saying the person did indeed jump. Later in the article you state that the potential jumper was talked down by authorities. How can you criticize FaceBook posts when you can't present it accurately yourself.

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