Man who jumped off overpass dies

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A Houston man who jumped off an overpass on the intersection of Loop 287 and Chestnut Street died in a Tyler hospital Wednesday afternoon, according to Lufkin Police Department spokesman Lt. David Young.

The man was travelling with two others when he got out of his car and jumped off the overpass last Friday. He was suspected to have been on prescription drugs, beer and marijuana.