Man Jumps to Death into I-95 traffic

Connecticut (May 2, 2012)  A man was killed in an apparent suicide jump on Interstate 95 in Fairfield County.  At approximately 8 p.m. the man jumped to his death near exit 27 A, which is the Route 25 /Route 8-Trumbull, Waterbury exit according to Connecticut State Police.

The victim left his vehicle on the 8/25 overpass and jumped 18 to 21 feet into the left lane of I-95 northbound lane. Three cars hit the 28-year-old man from Bridgeport.  He died at the scene.  As a result of the incident the left lane of I-95N was closed for three hours.

The incident is under investigation.

State Police urge anyone with information to call 203-696-2500.

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