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