5 NYC cops rescue man dangling from span
By Richard Weir
The 38-year-old man, who police said weighed about 300 pounds, had abandoned his Ford Taurus in the bridge's Manhattan-bound lane just before 7 p.m., halting rush-hour traffic.
He then crossed over to the Brooklyn-bound side and was hanging onto a railing some 200 feet above the East River when the officers arrived.
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