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Man dies after falling from I-29 overpass

St. Joseph police said officers responded to a call of someone being hit by a vehicle on I-29 after falling from the overpass around 7:30 a.m.

Posted: May 1, 2020 10:04 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A man died after falling off an overpass from Cook Road onto I-29 Friday morning.

St. Joseph police said officers responded to a call of someone being hit by a vehicle on I-29 after falling from the overpass around 7:30 a.m.

"Reports coming in that the suspect either fell or jumped from the bridge of Cook Road that goes over I-29," said Sergeant Byrom, St. Joseph Police Department. 

Police are still investigating. No one in the car was hurt.

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