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January 27, 2015 at 5:49 AM

Man dies in fall onto a Seattle freeway ramp

The Associated Press

UPDATED, 1:05 p.m. | SEATTLE — Police think the fall that killed a man on a freeway ramp in Seattle was an accident.

Spokesman Drew Fowler says the man fell about 30 feet at about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and landed on the northbound ramp to Interstate 5 at James Street. He apparently died of his injuries and was not hit by a vehicle.

Seattle police are investigating along with the King County medical examiner’s office.

Officers could not find any witnesses to the fall. The body was reported by a motorist.

Fowler says officers think the man lived at a homeless camp.

 

| More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: fall, freeway, Seattle


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