Suicide shuts down Highway 281 interchange in Pharr

Source: TxDOT

Authorities are investigating the death of a person who leaped off the Highway 281 interchange in Pharr.

It all happened at the U.S. Highway 281 and Expressway 83 interchange in Pharr around 10:30 p.m. Friday.

Pharr police believe that the person committed suicide by jumping off the interchange.

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) officials confirmed that the intersection is closed amid an ongoing police investigation.

Drivers are being asked to take alternate routes.