Police close I-540 after man jumps from overpass

From Staff ReportsFebruary 9, 2014 

A traffic camera operated by NC DOT shows traffic stopped near the intersection of Interstate 540 and Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh because of a police incident.


— Eastbound Interstate 540 near the intersection with Glenwood Avenue was closed Sunday afternoon after a man in his 20s jumped from an overpass, police said.

The man, who police did not identify, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Traffic was rerouted while the police investigation continued, but all lanes had been reopened by 3:20 p.m.

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