State patrol investigating death of MLT man found on I-5 Wednesday morning

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WSP patchThe Washington State Patrol is investigating the death of a 23-year-old Mountlake Terrace man who fell from the 220th Street Southwest overpass onto Interstate 5 early Wednesday morning

Law enforcement officers found the man lying unconscious on the freeway after multiple callers reported seeing him there. He was transported to Harborview Medical Center, where he died of his injuries, said WSP spokesman Sgt. Mark Francis.

The man was identified as Erique J. Tharpe of Mountlake Terrace. The cause and manner of his death are being investigated, Francis said.

 

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