Man dies in fall from over­pass

Journal Pioneer - - ATLANTIC -

SYD­NEY, N.S. - Nova Sco­tia’s po­lice watchdog is in­ves­ti­gat­ing the death of a 27-year-old man who fell from a high­way over­pass af­ter of­fi­cers ar­rived on scene to deal with a pos­si­ble dis­pute.

A Se­ri­ous In­ci­dent Re­sponse Team state­ment says po­lice were called to an over­pass over High­way 125 in Syd­ney at about 5 p.m. Thurs­day. The team says some­time af­ter a Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Po­lice of­fi­cer ar­rived and found two men on the over­pass, one of them fell from the over­pass onto the high­way be­low.

The force con­tacted the team, which has sent three in­ves­ti­ga­tors to Syd­ney to look into the mat­ter.

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