Man Stops On Bridge — And Saves Stranger From Jumping
A North Carolina man saved a life last week when he stopped to talk to a stranger — one who was standing at the edge of a highway bridge, ready to jump.
Anthony Brown, nicknamed “Buzz,” is a leak detection specialist for the city of Asheville.
On Wednesday, March 3rd, Brown was driving to a job when he noticed a man standing dangerously close to the drop-off of a bridge over Interstate 40.
Brown quickly turned his car around. He approached the man on foot cautiously, concerned for his well-being. He introduced himself and asked for the man’s name.
The suicidal stranger then “told me there was nothing I could do to help him or save him,” Brown said in an interview with ABC 13.
Yet he persisted in his efforts to do so.
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