HELENA- Helena Police Officers were dispatched to the I-15 overpass at Prospect Avenue Thursday morning for a report of a man that had jumped off the overpass.
Traffic was blocked Thursday morning after the incident as investigations took place.
After the man jumped off, it is believed he was hit by a car according to the Helena Police Department. The man succumbed to his injuries and is deceased.
The man has been identified by Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton as 50-year-old Neil Ray Ouellette from Butte Montana.
“[Neil] was a Marine Vet who spent several tours in Iraq. His next of kin have been notified. Our sincere condolences to the family of this man who had served our country,” Dutton said in a press release.