Man Dies after Fall from Overpass in Platte County

Published 08/29 2014 01:02PM

Updated 08/29 2014 01:05PM

(PLATTE COUNTY, Mo.) A man who fell from an overpass in Platte County Thursday has died from his injuries.

The Platte County Sheriff's office identified the man as John P. Houdyshell, 30, of Leavenworth, Kan.

Authorities say the man fell from the I-435 overpass onto the shoulder of I-29 Thursday afternoon.

He was taken to a Kansas City area hospital for treatment, but later died.

Authorities are not sure if the fall was an accident or if it was intentional, but they say there were no signs of foul play.

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