Fort Worth

Fort Worth police believe vehicle hit victim who jumped onto I-35W

A fatal incident forced northbound lanes of Interstate 35W to be closed early Friday morning.

Fort Worth police believe that someone jumped off the Allen Avenue bridge onto the freeway about 4:15 a.m. and was hit by a vehicle. The vehicle didn’t stop, police spokesman Jimmy Pollozani said.

The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Pollozani said.

All northbound lanes were shut down for about three hours.

Mark David Smith: 817-390-7808, @MarkSmith_FWST