Authorities investigate fatal Creek Turnpike jump

By: From Wire Reports
By: From Wire Reports

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a man is dead after he apparently jumped from an overpass in Tulsa County and landed on the windshield of a truck.

The highway patrol says the incident happened at about 9 a.m. Friday on the Creek Turnpike in Tulsa County. Authorities say a 60-year-old man apparently jumped from the Sheridan Road overpass and struck a truck as it was traveling east.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck's driver wasn't injured.

The incident slowed traffic for hours Friday morning as crews worked the scene.

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