Man dies in leap from Atlanta overpass

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) - It was a nightmarish commute for Atlanta area
motorists Thursday.

A day after a man leaped to his death from an interstate
overpass in downtown Atlanta, police are trying to determine the

Authorities said it happened just after 3 p.m. when the
unidentified male jumped from a bridge on Courtland Ave. into
northbound traffic.

Police were forced to close several lanes of the Downtown
Connector, snarling traffic for hours.

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