Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Rescues Man from the Hoan Bridge
Milwaukee, WI (September 21st, 2020) On Sunday, September 20, at approximately 10:49 p.m., a Milwaukee County Sheriff‘s deputy reported a vehicle parked on the Hoan Bridge. Upon further investigation, the deputy found the vehicle was unoccupied, and the operator was sitting on the bridge, threatening to jump. Deputies began a dialogue with the male subject, and after 9 hours of negotiations, the subject cooperated with first responders and was conveyed for evaluation.
All lanes on northbound I-794 were closed at 10:53 p.m. on Sunday, September 20; southbound lanes were closed at 6:01 a.m. on Monday, September 21; all lanes reopened at approximately 7:01 a.m.