Man dies after jumping from Lakewood overpass onto I-5

A 52-year-old man died Wednesday after jumping from a Lakewood overpass and landing on Interstate 5, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The man leaped from the Thorne Lane overpass about 7 p.m. and landed in a northbound lane.

He was taken to Madigan Army Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Troopers closed all northbound lanes of I-5 for about 15 minutes.

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