1 Dead After Jumping Off Bridge While Running Away From OKC Police


Monday, May 18th 2020, 5:37 am
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -

One man is dead after jumping over the bridge near Interstate 40 and Meridian Avenue while running from officers, Oklahoma City police said Monday.

Police said around 1:30 a.m. they found a man and woman who appeared to be intoxicated, inside a wrecked car.

The man broke free and jumped off the bridge when officers tried to arrest him.

The man was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.

Officers arrested the woman on a driving under the influence complaint. She was identified as 25-year-old Stephanie Garcia.

This is a developing story.