A Man Jumped Off the Valley View Bridge This Morning

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[image-1]Details are scarce, but Valley View police confirm that a man jumped off the I-480 overpass at 7:44 a.m. today.

The man has not yet been positively identified. Police are continuing to investigate. A spokesperson confirmed to Scene that the man died.



Witness reports on social media mention a man climbing the fence and falling onto Canal Road.

The bridge runs 212 feet above Valley View and Independence.





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