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Abilene man dies on I-20 after he 'jumped off/fell off' FM 600 overpass

An unidentified Abilene male died Monday afternoon on Interstate 20.
Credit: Associated Press

An unidentified male died Monday afternoon on Interstate 20.

According to a release from the Abilene Police Department, dispatch received call at approximately 4:19 p.m. Monday of a subject who had possibly jumped off/fell off the overpass at FM 600 onto westbound lane of I-20.

The subject hit an 18-wheeler (semi tractor-trailer). The male subject  died. The report indicated he is from Abilene.

Westbound traffic continued to be rerouted, as of 5:30 p.m. Monday. A justice of the peace pronounced the man dead.

APD said the death investigation is ongoing and no other information available at the moment.