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Man jumps from I-540 overpass

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Police respond to I-540 and Glenwood Avenue where a man jumped from an overpass. Police respond to I-540 and Glenwood Avenue where a man jumped from an overpass.
RALEIGH, N.C. -

A portion of I-540 East was closed for nearly two hours Sunday after a man jumped to his death from an overpass.

The man, who was in his 20s, jumped from an overpass on I-540 near Glenwood Avenue Sunday around 1 p.m.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Raleigh Police closed I-540 East for about two hours while they investigated the incident.

Police spokesman Jim Sughrue said the incident is being investigated as a suicide.

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