Wadsworth man climbs on car to get ov...

Wadsworth man climbs on car to get over fence, jumps from Y-bridge in Akron

There are 10 comments on the WHLO-AM Akron story from Jun 29, 2012, titled Wadsworth man climbs on car to get over fence, jumps from Y-bridge in Akron. In it, WHLO-AM Akron reports that:

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office says 35-year-old Richard Barnett III of Wadsworth stopped his car on the bridge last night, climbed on top his vehicle, over the fence, and then jumped.

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“I'm as Mad as Hell...”

Since: Mar 07

Your Neighbor & Friend

#1 Jun 29, 2012
Yeah, that expensive fence works just fine. Glad we all paid for that.

Drunken idiot mayor.

“Ain't Running Skeered”

Since: May 07

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#2 Jun 29, 2012
Now we can erect a 50 million dollar monument in his name on top of the fence.
Dohi

Medina, OH

#3 Jun 30, 2012
I was there and saw his body...it's sad. I wish we as a society could offer people like this help before it gets this far.
Duke for Mayor

Akron, OH

#4 Jun 30, 2012
Dohi wrote:
I was there and saw his body...it's sad. I wish we as a society could offer people like this help before it gets this far.
The help is there, for the asking. Sad.

woof
jeremiah

Upper Sandusky, OH

#5 Jun 30, 2012
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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The help is there, for the asking. Sad.
woof
go get it....you need it... take ru..norm..che...Tyree with uou..in the end you progressives will all jump...you're minds are lost...
Jay

Louisville, KY

#6 Jul 1, 2012
jeremiah wrote:
<quoted text>go get it....you need it... take ru..norm..che...Tyree with uou..in the end you progressives will all jump...you're minds are lost...
You need Obammycare, FOOL!
mike

Akron, OH

#7 Jul 1, 2012
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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The help is there, for the asking. Sad.
woof
Barely. As a volunteer, I can tell you that help for mental health issues for the uninsured is weak at best. It exists, but the system is overwhelmed and understaffed.
Lisa

Mansfield, OH

#8 Jul 2, 2012
If you knew Richie- you would know that he was not suicidal, AT ALL. Maybe someone should investigate what happened from the time he left work until the time he jumped....what happened in those 4 hours....

“I'm as Mad as Hell...”

Since: Mar 07

Your Neighbor & Friend

#9 Jul 3, 2012
mike wrote:
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Barely. As a volunteer, I can tell you that help for mental health issues for the uninsured is weak at best. It exists, but the system is overwhelmed and understaffed.
And yet our mayor lacks the balls to tell the Feds to shove the FENCE money up their ass and get people some REAL help: funding for the mental health system!
Kristi E

Columbus, OH

#10 Jul 5, 2012
Lisa wrote:
If you knew Richie- you would know that he was not suicidal, AT ALL. Maybe someone should investigate what happened from the time he left work until the time he jumped....what happened in those 4 hours....
I've known three people who committed suicide so far, in my life - only one of them ever gave even the very slightest hint. Often, those who are serious about it, simply... Do it. It's horrific. If you're a friend of his, I recommend FFOS - it's a yahoo group for survivors.

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