Man dies in jump from overpass onto moving semi
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man is dead after jumping from a St. Louis interstate highway overpass and landing on the windshield of a moving tractor-trailer.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that it happened about 8:30 a.m. Friday on southbound Interstate 55. Fire Capt. Garon Mosby says the 24-year-old man was pronounced dead at a hospital. His name has not been released.
The truck driver was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.
The Missouri Department of Transportation says the overpass is near where interstates 55 and 44 split. Both highways were temporarily closed but soon reopened.