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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man who jumped off Flamingo Road overpass

Posted at 2:11 PM, Jun 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-20 19:41:45-04

A man died after jumping off the Flamingo Road overpass onto southbound Interstate 15 Sunday afternoon.

Police had pulled over the man and requested medical attention for him around 1:50 p.m. Police said he then ran and jumped off the bridge. He was then struck by a cab and another car.

He was identified as 23-year-old Marco Antonio Hernandez Ramirez of San Bernardino, Calif. His cause of death is pending.

The freeway was closed for 4 1/2 hours before reopening.