Investigation continues in death of man who fell from I-15

A man died Monday after he from fell from Interstate 15 onto Lake Mead Boulevard, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

Witnesses called troopers about 8:40 a.m., saying they saw the man fall from the freeway to the surface street in North Las Vegas, NHP trooper Chelsea Stuenkel said. He died there.

Westbound lanes of Lake Mead were closed for several hours while authorities investigated.

The man’s cause of death will be investigated further and released later, Stuenkel said. He will be identified by the Clark County coroner’s office at a later time.

Review-Journal writer Ricardo Torres contributed to this report.

Contact Cassandra Taloma at or 702-383-0381. Find her on Twitter: @CassandraTaloma.

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