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04/24/2009 07:00 PM ID: 78392 Permalink   

Man Pretending To Fall From Bridge Falls From Bridge


A 21 year old man driving north on Highway 77 stopped on a bridge crossing the Minnesota River so that his passenger could urinate. The 23 year old passenger climbed onto a ledge of the bridge looked at his friend and pretended to fall.

"He then in fact fell," says the release from the Bloomingtin Police Dept. The 23 year old felt about 30 feet into a marshy area and a chair lift was used to retrieve him.

The man, unnamed in this story, was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center where he received treatment and is said to be in a stable condition.

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  I bet  
he felt really stupid...
  by: redheadedwonder   04/24/2009 07:08 PM     
stupid is as stupid does.
  by: John E Angel     04/24/2009 07:26 PM     
  Darwin award  
"Herd thinning" is often painful.
  by: thePav   04/24/2009 07:48 PM     
  He will feel....  
more than stupid if not now down the years in his life, the daft sod.
  by: captainJane     04/24/2009 08:00 PM     
mission accomplished in my opinion...

he made me laugh...
  by: teh_epic     04/25/2009 12:03 AM     
  This happens a lot in Minnesota...  
It is so cold up here in the winter that people's brains freeze and in the spring when they thaw out they reanimate and do crazy things. They are not much different from zombies except they eat lutefisk instead of brains.
  by: Valkyrie123     04/25/2009 01:46 AM     
  I bet...  
he won't do that again:)
  by: h0tdamn365   04/25/2009 01:56 AM     
  @Darwin award nixed  
Particulars of the Darwin Award rules specify the idiot must in fact successfully removal themself from the genepool permanently.

This idiot remains and may yet procreate. He is not eligible for a Darwin Award.
  by: Big Bird     04/25/2009 03:28 AM     
  its punishment enough  
that they transported him to HCMC. that place is about as clean as an 80 year old homeless guy's mouth.

for the record i hate lutefisk.
  by: djskagnetti     04/25/2009 06:01 AM     
  @slaughtered spelling  
successfully remove themself, lol

I don't know what lutefisk is
  by: Big Bird     04/25/2009 08:35 AM     
Almost a fine candidate for Darwin awards.
  by: homegrown420     04/25/2009 02:37 PM     
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