Man killed on I65 Sunday night fell from McEwen Overpass

The investigation into last night’s pedestrian fatality on I65 continues today. At 8:30 Sunday night, first responders rushed to I65 South at the McEwen overpass after receiving reports that a pedestrian had been struck. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene; no one else was injured. It appears that the 41-year-old Franklin man fell from the McEwen Drive overpass, and was hit by at least one vehicle. Detectives are investigating the case as a possible suicide. The Medical Examiner’s Office, however, will officially determine the manner and cause of death. The victim’s family members are in the thoughts and prayers of our officers.

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