The Huntsville Police Department is investigating a man who allegedly jumped to his death from the Highway 30 overpass onto I-45 around 2 p.m. this afternoon.

According the HPD, at approximately 2 p.m. the Walker County Communications Center received an automobile-pedestrian accident call on I-45, northbound, at the SH 30 overpass.

Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene. Upon their initial investigation, the Troopers determined the incident was a possible suicide and called for the Huntsville Police Department to take over the investigation. 

Currently detectives with the Huntsville Police Department are investigating the incident as a suspicious death.  Initially it appears that the victim either fell or jumped from the SH 30 overpass onto the northbound lanes of I-45 below.

The name of the victim in the incident is currently unknown.

The HPD is asking anyone who may have information regarding the incident to contact the Huntsville Police Department at (936)291-5480 or (936)435-8001.


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