Man falls from overpass onto I-5 in Portland
Sunday, September 11, 2011
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A 31-year-old man tumbled to his death Sunday after he fell from an overpass onto Interstate 5 in Portland.
Portland police and medical personnel found the man down on the freeway's northbound lanes. Police say it appears he fell over the railing of the North Williams Avenue overpass onto I-5.
Witnesses told police the man may have been reaching for something prior to falling. Police received reports of his fall around 11:30 a.m. Sunday.
Police say the man's identity won't be released until his family has been notified.