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Roads closed after man jumps off I-90 bridge in CdA

Fri., May 8, 2009, 12:51 p.m.

A man has died this afternoon after jumping from Veterans Memorial Bridge on Interstate 90 east of Coeur d’Alene.

Witnesses contacted police after seeing the man jump about 12:20 p.m.

Police have closed the roadway at Sunnyside Road and Mullan. The lane closed on I-90 has reopened, said Kootenai County Sheriff’s Capt. Ben Wolfinger.

The man’s body was found about 300 feet below the bridge on Sunnyside Road, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department.

Tags: I-90, suicide

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