Man dead after jumping off overpass

Posted on Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 at 12:59 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – FOX25 reports that a man jumped off an I-40 overpass and fell to his death while fleeing the scene of an accident.

Two drivers suspected of driving under the influence were involved in a crash Monday near I-40 and Meridian.

One of the drivers jumped off the overpass in an attempt to run from the police. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have the other driver in custody.

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