Patrol: Man jumps to death on I-5 in Seattle

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SEATTLE (AP) -- A man is dead after jumping onto Interstate 5 from an overpass in downtown Seattle.

The Washington State Patrol says the man dropped onto the northbound lanes of the freeway near the Convention Center at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

KOMO reports that (olice and medics arrived quickly and began CPR, but the man was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital.

Traffic was narrowed down to one lane through the area, creating a backup that extended through the downtown area.

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Information from: KOMO-TV, http://www.komotv.com/