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Possible suicide attempt snarls I-5 traffic in Tacoma

A possible suicide attempt at the South 48th bridge over Interstate 5 snarled traffic in both directions Friday afternoon.

The individual jumped or fell from the overpass, and was taken to a local hospital, Tacoma police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said.

The individual’s condition was unknown.

Police were investigating the incident, Cool said.

UPDATE: Tacoma middle school girl dies after plunge off freeway overpass

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