I-485 closed in southwest Charlotte near Sandy Porter Rd, Exit 3 - | WBTV Charlotte

I-485 closed in southwest Charlotte near Sandy Porter Rd, Exit 3

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Police advised drivers to avoid a stretch of I-485 in southwest Charlotte Tuesday evening.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officers said around 9:15 p.m. that I-485 would be closed for "an unknown amount of time" between Arrowood Road, which is Exit 3, and Sandy Porter Road.

Officials said the roadway was closed after a person jumped from a bridge. That person was pronounced dead at the scene. WBTV is not releasing their name.

Police said the road was expected to reopen at 12:10 a.m. 

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