Police and rescue personnel responded to the scene on the Interstate 480 bridge linking downtown Omaha to the western side of Council Bluffs, at around 2:20 AM.
Upon their arrival, officers found a deceased black male, laying in the far left hand lane of I-480 westbound. The man’s identity was being withheld pending notification of family.
Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Council Bluffs Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 712-328-4948, or Crime Stoppers at 712-328-STOP.
The roadway, which was closed during the investigation, was re-opened to traffic at around 5:15 AM.
By Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic