ROTC Cadet Sgt. Christopher Smith was running across the Kardong Bridge before dawn Friday when he came to the assistance of a person who had tried to commit suicide. Smith climbed down and rescued the man, who was in the water and hanging on to an abutment (pictured behind Smith).
Oct. 1, 2011 in City on Page A1
Christopher Smith, a Gonzaga University junior from Tampa, Fla., found himself dangling from a ledge over the Spokane River before daybreak Friday in a daring rescue of a suicidal man …