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Man leaps in front of Red Line train in suicide attempt

Man leaps in front of Red Line train in suicide attempt
A police incident on the Red Line last year. (John Adams, Los Angeles Times)

Metro Red Line service was delayed late Friday when a man jumped in front of a train in what officials called a suicide attempt.

A witness at the Hollywood/Western Station said the man was dragged 20 yards but survived. He had a large gash on his head and was taken to a hospital.

Train service was delayed more than 30 minutes.

metrodesk@latimes.com

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