Woman Jumps to Death From Interstate 91 Flyover in New Haven

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Authorities blocked off part of Route 1/Water Street in New Haven after a woman jumped to her death from the Interstate 91 flyover Monday afternoon, according to state police.

Police initially said someone had fallen from the flyover, but investigators later deemed the woman's death a suicide. Her identity has not been released.

Route 1 was closed for hours near the intersection of Chestnut Street while officers from New Haven and the state responded to the scene. The road reopened around 5:30 p.m.

No additional information was immediately available.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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