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Lanes of I-40E blocked due to death investigation

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Posted at 8:56 PM, Jun 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-10 21:56:22-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 were blocked as police responded to a man's body on the road.

Metro Nashville Police officials say the man either jumped or fell from the Demonbreun Street bridge into on-coming traffic. He was hit by several vehicles and died on the road.

Officials expected the road to be closed at mile marker 209 until 11p.m. while they conduct their investigation.