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Suicide Attempt Lands Jumper on Gold Line Tracks in Pasadena

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A suicide attempt landed a 45-year-old man on the Gold Line tracks after he struck the back of the train, reports the Pasadena Star-News.The man leaped from an overpass at Arroyo Parkway and Holly Street near the Gold Line's Pasadena Memorial Park station at around 6:26 this morning.

He bounced off the rear of the train and landed on the track, surviving the fall, though he is listed in critical condition at Huntington Memorial Hospital.

Gold Line service was delayed for just under an hour as investigators cleared the scene.