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Man airlifted to hospital after jumping off I-65 bridge

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Troopers said the man jumped off the I-65 bridge near the Morgan/Limestone County line. Troopers said the man jumped off the I-65 bridge near the Morgan/Limestone County line.
MORGAN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

State Troopers said a man jumped off the I-65 bridge over the Tennessee River after being approached by Troopers while walking down the interstate near the Morgan/Limestone County line.

Troopers said the man fell 20 - 30 feet and landed on an area of the ground below. He was airlifted to Huntsville Hospital with injuries. 

Traffic came to a stand still as authorities closed northbound lanes of I-65, they have since reopened.

HEMSI divers were put on standby but were not called out to the scene.

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