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Man Jumps Off 110 Freeway Overpass in Downtown LA

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(AP/FILE)

(AP/FILE)

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Police say a man jumped to his death on Thursday from an overpass onto the southbound Harbor (110) Freeway near downtown Los Angeles.

Rescue personnel were called about 11:30 a.m. to the freeway near Sixth Street, said California Highway Patrol Officer Francisco Villalobos.

Several freeway lanes were blocked for about an hour as officers investigated the scene.

Paramedics took the man to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said LAPD spokesman 0Officer Gregory Baek.

The man’s identity was withheld pending notification of relatives.

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