Police close part of I-540 after man jumps from overpass
Posted February 9, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. — Part of eastbound Interstate 540 in Raleigh was closed at Glenwood Avenue for more than two hours Sunday afternoon, police said, after a man jumped onto the highway.
Officers were called to the area around 1 p.m. after the man, in his 20s, jumped from the I-540 entrance ramp off U.S. Highway 70.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The roadway was reopened shortly after 3 p.m.