LAKE HALLIE, WI -- A 20-year-old male from Chippewa Falls, WI, attempted to take his own life on a highway overpass, according to a news release from the Lake Hallie Police Department.

News Release

On Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at about 3:55pm, Lake Hallie Officers and the Chippewa Fire District were dispatched to Highway 124 North at Highway 29 East in the Village of Lake Hallie WI for a report of an apparent (attempted) suicide. Officers arrived on scene and determined that a male subject had jumped from the Highway 29 overpass onto Highway 124 and was severely injured.

The investigation determined that a (20-year-old) male from Chippewa Falls had intentionally jumped off the Highway 29 overpass onto Highway 124.

He told a witness that he huffed aerosol prior to jumping and had become upset.

He was transported to a local medical facility for evaluation and treatment.

- Per Lake Hallie Police Department

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide -- whether you are in crisis or not -- call or live chat the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Last Update: Aug 05, 2021 10:20 am CDT

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