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Police Successfully Prevent a Woman from Jumping off the Harbor Bridge

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -       Some tense moments for Corpus Christi Police as they tried to prevent a woman from jumping off the top of the Harbor Bridge.  It happened around 4 Saturday afternoon, when police say a 47 year old woman stepped over the rail and attempted to commit suicide.
     Police quickly responded and closed off several lanes of the Harbor Bridge.
     The officers called in the hostage negotiation team and had the Marina Patrol shut down the Port of Corpus Christi for a brief time.
     Fire fighters assisted in trying to talk the woman down.
     Once they were able to get her back over the railing, the woman was taken to the hospital with out injury where she will be checked for a mental evaluation.
     Traffic was jammed for about an hour.  All lanes though, have since been cleared.
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