Hanging On For Dear Life

By WTMJ

Published 04/29 2014 11:27AM

Updated 04/29 2014 12:11PM

(WTMJ) Hanging on for dear life, a passer-by saves a man dangling over I-94 on the side of a Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bridge.
  
It was an heroic team effort by police at the Veterans Administration Hospital who pulled the distraught man to safety on Sunday. 

But this rescue might not have been possible without the compassion and patience of a woman determined not to let the man jump. 

"He was hanging on with one hand on the bar and one hand on this side," said Jill Hewitt.

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