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Vegas Billboard With Dummy On Noose Is Coming Down

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A shocking billboard in Las Vegas is coming down because it includes a mannequin dangling from a hangman’s noose.

Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Jeremie Elliott says 911 calls started coming in about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday from drivers worried the dummy along Interstate 15 near Bonanza Road was a real person.

The black billboard features the words “Dying for Work” in white lettering, with a dark-suited mannequin hanging below the right side.

Elliott calls the sign a publicity stunt done in bad taste. He says it’s not clear who’s responsible.

Elliott says authorities are focused on pulling it down so it doesn’t distract drivers.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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