Man falls to death off freeway

March 22, 2009 3:16:35 PM PDT
A father is dead after falling from a freeway ramp and plummeting about 20 feet. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Investigators say the victim's son's car was disabled after a crash on the West Loop and Katy Freeway early Sunday morning. The father came out to help but couldn't get to the accident scene. So he stopped, got out and jumped over a barricade.

There was a space in between the ramps and the father fell to the ground below. He died at the scene.

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