Possible suicide attempt closes I-94 in Minneapolis

Authorities shut down lanes on the highway and traffic was backed up for miles because of a "jumper" on a bridge just east of the Lowry Tunnel.
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Authorities shut down lanes on the highway and traffic was backed up for miles because of a "jumper" on a bridge just east of the Lowry Tunnel.

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