If you or a loved one is feeling distressed, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The crisis center provides free and confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to civilians and veterans. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Or text to 741-741
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The Michigan State Police Department says the eastbound lanes of I-96 in Detroit have been cleared after a fatal incident late Monday afternoon.
According to MSP, the local lanes of I-96 were closed at Grand River/Schaefer around 4:30 p.m. Monday.
MSP also reports that callers have said someone either jumped or was pushed out of a moving vehicle. Police later confirmed it was the former.
MSP released the following message:
Investigators have determined this is going to be a suicide. All lanes are open, but police are still on scene. If you are considering hurting or killing yourself, please reach out for help. Talk to friends, clergy, law enforcement, or medical staff— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) December 10, 2018
You can also call the National Suicide Hotline at 800.273. 8255. Twenty four hours a day. If you think someone may need help, don’t be afraid to ask. Just talking will not make them act! pic.twitter.com/tuTj8Anjup— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) December 10, 2018