Officer's quick thinking, presence of big rig helps prevent teen suicide in Arlington
The Arlington Police Department is heaping praise on one of its own for quick thinking that helped prevent a suicide Wednesday morning, March 27. Police said around 8:30 a.m., a teenage boy looked like he was getting ready to jump off the Kelly Elliott Bridge over I-20. Cpl. Deric Sheriff, a 15-year veteran motorcycle officer, flagged down an 18-wheeler and directed the driver to pull up and stop underneath the bridge.
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