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Possibly suicidal man closes US 95

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Posted at 5:43 PM, Feb 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-08 08:24:09-05

U.S. 95 was closed in both directions Saturday evening due to a possibly suicidal man.

Nevada Highway Patrol said around 5:30 p.m., a man was reported to be standing on the other side of the railing on a bridge of an overpass near Boulder Highway. Northbound traffic was diverted at Flamingo Road while southbound was diverted at Charleston Boulevard.

The man was taken into custody around 8 p.m. and the freeway reopened.

Both NHP and Las Vegas police responded to the scene.

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