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The unimaginable happened around noontime when someone jumped from a bridge over I-95 in Stamford.

According to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, a person jumped off the Courtland Ave. overpass onto I-95. This horrible story was just beginning to break so the individual has yet to be identified. WFSB reports that the accident happened between Exits 9 and 10 when the individual jumped off a bridge onto I-95 and was hit by a vehicle while laying in the road.

According to the Stamford Advocate, the person jumped from the East Main Street bridge. As details became available, the Stamford Police reported the individual was a Hispanic woman around 5' 4" and was between 20 and 40 years old.

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