Man dead after crash on I-10 East near Mississippi River Bridge

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man fell from an exit ramp after being involved in an accident Wednesday evening, according to a spokesperson with the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Police have confirmed that the man died. They say it is unclear at this time if the man jumped from the overpass and why he fell.

According to DOTD, I-10 East closed to traffic at I-10/I-110 due to the accident around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Traffic was not passing through and was diverted to I-110 North. The interstate reopened around 9 p.m.

The incident is still under investigation.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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