Person jumps to their death from 895 Pocahontas Parkway Bridge

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A person jumped to their death from the 895 Pocahontas Parkway Bridge down to Interstate 95 in south Richmond around 2:30 p.m. this afternoon.

Authorities have since re-opened the left southbound lane around the scene. Traffic was backed up for several miles on that heavily traveled section of southbound I-95 where it meets with Chippenham Parkway. There is no word from authorities as to the identity of the person.

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