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I-35 southbound reopens after Temple police safely talk man off bridge edge

Police
Posted at 10:43 AM, Jun 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-23 12:40:29-04

TEMPLE, Texas — I-35 southbound is now reopened after Temple police safely talked a man off a bridge edge Thursday morning, police said.

I-35 southbound was closed throughout Temple as officers spoke with a man standing on the edge, officials said.

The incident began this morning over at the Adams Ave. overpass, according to the Temple Police Department.

Traffic was backed up starting at Nugent Ave and traffic was directed to Loop 363.

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