LOS ANGELES – A person jumped from a freeway overpass and died in downtown Los Angeles Monday, prompting a full closure of the southbound Hollywood (101) Freeway.
The person jumped from the overpass at North Broadway, near Grand Park, just before 3:50 p.m.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics were called to the scene and pronounced the person dead. The person’s name was withheld pending notification of relatives.
Caltrans announced all lanes of the southbound side of the Hollywood Freeway at Broadway were closed for an unknown duration as authorities investigated the person’s death.