State Police help Bard College student in crisis


Student, wearing yellow shirt, talked down by police

TIVOLI – A suicidal Bard College student was talked down from the Village of Tivoli water tower late Sunday afternoon by State Police who were called to the scene around 4:45 p.m.
Crisis negotiators successfully persuaded the student to climb back down. He was taken to MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie by Northern Dutchess Paramedics.
State Police were assisted by Tivoli Fire Department, Northern Dutchess Paramedics, Arlington Rope Rescue Team, City of Poughkeepsie Rescue 1, and the Lagrange Fire Department.