Traffic briefly stopped on westbound HRBT after incident

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Traffic was briefly stopped on I-64 westbound going into the HRBT while crews responded to an incident Friday morning.

Norfolk police said they received a call around 7:51 a.m. after concerned residents saw a gray Chevy truck pull to the side of the bridge. A-51-year-old man then exited the vehicle and jumped over the bridge and into the water, just past 15th View Street.

VSP, Hampton PD, Norfolk Fire & Rescue responded to the scene. The man was located in the water and transported to DePaul Hospital, where he later died.

Police say at this time, there is no evidence of foul play.

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