Woman killed in apparent jump from overpass onto LBJ Freeway, Dallas police say

A woman was killed early Saturday when she plunged from an overpass in far northeast Dallas and was hit by several vehicles, Dallas police said.

Shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday, the department said, police were notified of a woman’s body in the westbound lanes of LBJ Freeway, below an overpass leading to TI Boulevard.

Police said it appeared that the woman had jumped from the overpass. Her identity hadn’t been released as of Saturday morning.

The incident drew numerous police units to the scene.

Lifelines of support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 24-hour crisis hotline at 1-800-273-8255. Confidential online chat is available at suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Crisis Text Line: 24-hour support by texting HOME to 741741. More information at crisistextline.org

North Texas Behavioral Health Authority: 24-hour crisis hotline at 1-866-260-8000 or go to ntbha.org

Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas: Speak to a trained counselor on the 24-hour hotline at 214-828-1000 or 800-273-8255 or go to sccenter.org

Here For Texas Mental Health Navigation Line: Grant Halliburton Foundation initiative that connects North Texans with mental-health resources customized to each caller at 972-525-8181 or go to HereForTexas.com

Dallas Metrocare Services: For help, call 1-877-283-2121 or go to metrocareservices.org

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