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I-94 At Lowry Ave. Reopened After Incident

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(credit: MnDOT)

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Eastbound Interstate 94 was blocked for a few hours at Lowry Avenue, while police investigated a possible jumper on the overpass.

Traffic had been backed up for miles as several lanes of traffic were closed. All lanes of traffic were reopened, as of 9:45 a.m. The situation was cleared, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, and the alleged jumper was arrested.

The highway was shut down around 8 a.m.

Officials, including the Minneapolis Police Department, were on the scene, attempting to negotiate with the jumper.

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