Suicide Attempt Using Cyanide Causes Hazmat Scare In Lexington

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LEXINGTON (CBS) – A man’s apparent suicide attempt created a hazmat scare in Lexington Friday night.

Shortly after 8pm, police say they found a man in a car on Maguire Road who said he ingested liquid cyanide.

The man was forced to remain inside his car until crews determined it was safe for him to get out.

He was taken to the hospital by ambulance. There is currently no word on his condition.

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