September 30, 2013 at 6:57 AM
Sunday I-90 fatality believed suicide
A pedestrian fatality on Interstate 90 in the Eastgate area last night was an apparent suicide, according to the Washington State Patrol.
WSP Trooper Chris Webb said an unidentified woman jumped from the 142nd Street overpass, about 45 feet above the highway, about 9:45 p.m. and was hit by a westbound vehicle.
Webb said the victim was dead at the scene. Three westbound lanes were blocked for several hours for the investigation.
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