Interstate 4 reopens after man jumps off overpass - WRBL

Interstate 4 reopens after man jumps off overpass

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POLK COUNTY, FL (WFLA) - Eastbound Interstate 4 was closed by State Road 559 in Polk County Monday morning after a man jumped off the SR 559 overpass, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The man landed on the eastbound lane on I-4 and was hit by two vehicles.

FHP troopers responded to the scene soon after that, the man was pronounced dead at the scene. They have not released his name at this time. One of the cars that hit him was a 2011 Ford pickup. Sean Klotzbach, 42, of Dover, who was driving it, was not injured in the collision, troopers said.

Officials are wrapping up the investigation and the cleanup. They said the roadways will likely be open by about 10 a.m.

Stay with WFLA.com for more on this developing story.


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