Man hanging from US 95 overpass in custody - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

Man hanging from US 95 overpass in custody

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HENDERSON, NV (FOX5) -

A man who was hanging from a freeway overpass that halted traffic on U.S. 95 was taken into custody, Nevada Highway Patrol said.

Henderson police officers, firefighters and troopers with NHP were called to the College Drive overpass on Saturday about 4 p.m.

According to NHP, a man was hanging off the overpass, causing traffic to be diverted off U.S. 95 in both directions.

Trooper Jeremie Elliott with NHP said the man was talked down off the overpass wall and placed into custody. He was then admitted to a medical facility for a mental evaluation, Elliott said.

Traffic was reopened following the incident.

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