Columbia man killed after jumping from bridge
COLUMBIA - A man was struck and killed by a car Tuesday after jumping from Providence Bridge onto I-70 Westbound.
Officers were dispatched to Providence Road and I-70 at 10:36 p.m after a caller reported to Boone County Joint Communications that a male was looking and leaning on the guardrail over Providence Bridge.
When officers arrived on the scene the subject jumped off the bridge onto I-70 Westbound. He was struck by a vehicle. When medics arrived they pronounced the subject dead at the scene.
Officers shut down I-70 Westbound from Range Line Street to West Boulevard for three hours.
The subject was later identified as a 37-year-old male from Columbia. The family has been notified.
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