Polk County, FL - Interstate 4 in Polk County was shut down for several hours Monday morning after a man jumped to his death from an overpass.
The Florida Highway Patrol says the 32-year-old man from Auburndale jumped off of the SR-559 overpass and landed on the eastbound lanes of I-4 below. Subsequently, he was struck by an eastbound 2014 Ford F-150.
Troopers arrived shortly thereafter and determined the man had died at the scene. The driver of the pickup truck was not injured during the collision.
I-4 was back open by 10 a.m.