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Man Dies After Jumping From Las Vegas Overpass

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a man who fled a traffic stop died after jumping from a Las Vegas freeway overpass.

Authorities say the incident happened just before 2 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 15 near Flamingo Road.

According to police, officers had pulled him over and requested medical attention.

But he ran and then jumped off the bridge and landed in the I-15 southbound lanes.

Police say he was then struck by two vehicles.

He died from his injuries.

The Clark County coroner’s office will determine his cause of death.

The man’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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