Bothell City Council honors 5 good Samaritans who prevented man from jumping off overpass

Bothell City Council honors 5 good Samaritans who prevented man from jumping off overpass

Five good Samaritans who prevented a man from jumping onto I-405 in Bothell over the summer were honored Tuesday evening during a City Council meeting.

On Aug. 31, the five Good Samaritans pulled a man down to safety after y he tried to jump off the Highway 527 overpass onto I-405, police said. The five men held the man down until police arrived.

Bothell Police Chief Ken Seuberlich recognized the five men during Tuesday's meeting and honored each of them with a meritorious service citizen's award.

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"These citizens reacted quickly and bravely to help save and protect another person they didn't even know," Seuberlich said.

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