Man Evading Police Jumps From Overpass And Dies

A man being pursued in Adams County ends up dead after he jumped from an overpass in Ritzville and landed on a moving train.

Police say the unnamed suspect was being chased in Douglas County when the pursuit moved into Adams County where officers used spike strips to stop the vehicle.

According to investigators the man got out and ignored orders to stop instead fleeing on foot up an embankment to the overpass where he jumped.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.