Traffic

Southbound I-5 closed for 3 hours Tuesday morning after woman jumps from overpass

Southbound Interstate 5 in Olympia was closed for three hours early Tuesday after a woman jumped from the Capitol Boulevard overpass.

It happened about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday. According to Washington State Patrol, a 50-year-old Olympia woman jumped from the bridge over I-5 and was struck by a tractor-trailer. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported.

All southbound lanes were blocked and traffic was detoured until about 6 a.m.

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