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Man dies after jumping from interstate overpass in West Bottoms

Updated: 2013-05-04T01:24:26Z

A man died Friday night after jumping from a highway overpass in Kansas City’s West Bottoms.

Kansas City police officers, who had responded on a call of a suspicious person, were attempting to talk to the man when he jumped.

The incident occurred about 6:10 p.m. on the Interstate 670 bridge over Mulberry Street. An ambulance took the man to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

| Tony Rizzo, trizzo@kcstar.com

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