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Body removed from Fruitvale Bridge

Submitted by on 1, April 7, 2011 – 12:00 amNo Comment

Alameda police reported a death Thursday on the Fruitvale Bridge. The death reduced traffic on the bridge to one lane for more than an hour on Thursday morning.

Alameda Police Sgt. Wayland Gee said the tender on the Fruitvale Bridge called police at 7:09 a.m. to report a body hanging from the side of the bridge. He said traffic on the bridge was reduced to one lane while the man’s body was removed, until 8:30 a.m.

Gee said the department was assisted by the Alameda Fire Department and the Coast Guard.

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