Teen Dies jumping from RR Bridge in Ann Arbor

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Teen Dies jumping from RR Bridge in Ann Arbor

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Saw this on the other board. Thought some of you might be interested.
Posted by Alex on 5/12/2022, 4:33 pm
https://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/20 ... river.html

Looks like he was jumping off of the Ann Arbor RR Bridge.
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Re: Teen Dies jumping from RR Bridge in Ann Arbor

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That bridge is not very high. He must have hit something under water. That is really sad.

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Was he jumping from the Amtrak bridge between Bandemer & Barton, or the Ann Arbor bridge at Argo?
The Amtrak bridge is pretty low to the water. The AA bridge is quite high and a pretty common one for jumping. I'm pretty certain there is a derailed train under the AA bridge (canoed out to it as a kid, I can remember seeing train wheels in the water... haven't looked for it since).

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Re: Teen Dies jumping from RR Bridge in Ann Arbor

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My understanding is it was the Amtrak bridge.
PerRock wrote:
Wed May 18, 2022 10:52 am
Was he jumping from the Amtrak bridge between Bandemer & Barton, or the Ann Arbor bridge at Argo?
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PerRock wrote:
Wed May 18, 2022 10:52 am
Was he jumping from the Amtrak bridge between Bandemer & Barton, or the Ann Arbor bridge at Argo?
The Amtrak bridge is pretty low to the water. The AA bridge is quite high and a pretty common one for jumping.
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Amtrak bridge, as the article states "west of (Bandemer) Park," and doesn't mention anything about Argo.

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