UPDATED: Man Jumps Off Southbound I-95 Bridge
Man jumped from interstate at around 12:30 p.m., according to MD State Police.
8:20 p.m. update: Officials have not released the identity of the man who jumped off the southbound I-95 bridge into Patapsco Valley State Park.
At approximately 3:45 p.m., a ranger at the park's South Street entrance in Halethorpe said that "an accident" had occurred and that the South Street entrance would be closed for the next several hours.
The apparent suicide is the latest tragedy to take place in the park.
In July of last year, a 46-year-old Elkridge woman died at the Avalon area of the park after taking an indeterminate number of pills. The body of a Catonsville man who died from natural causes was found in the park in June of 2011 during a search for Phylicia Barnes. In October of last year, two people reportedly committed suicide by overdosing at the park.
Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police have not returned a call seeking information.
1:29 p.m. story: A man jumped off a bridge of southbound I-95 into Patapsco Valley State Park at around 12:30 p.m. this afternoon, according to Maryland State Police.
The incident occurred at the Baltimore County-Howard County line, police said.
Details about the incident are still emerging. Police would not confirm whether the victim survived or died.
Check back with Patch as this story develops.