SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A teen fell to his death just before ringing in the New Year after slipping off a bridge, according to authorities.
The 19-year-old victim was walking with his family to the Old Sacramento fireworks show when he tried to hop from the I Street Bridge to the J Street off ramp near southbound Interstate 5 just before midnight.
The man apparently did not see the gap between the two bridges and fell between the roadways, falling all the way to the ground.
“There doesn’t seem to be any alcohol involved,” said Lt. Mike Bray of the Sacramento Police Department.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.