Man found dead under blue bridge

September 7, 2013 

Blue bridge suicide

Northbound traffic over the blue bridge was restricted for several hours Saturday morning after a suicide. Police were called to a report of a deceased man under the bridge on the Pasco side about 8:45 a.m. The 64-year-old man hanged himself, said Franklin County Coroner Dan Blasdel. The man's name wasn't released Saturday while authorities tried to reach his family.

PAUL T. ERICKSON — Tri-City Herald Buy Photo

— Pasco firefighters clean up an area under the northbound end of the blue bridge as northbound traffic over the bridge was restricted for several hours Saturday morning after a suicide.

Police received a report of a deceased man under the bridge on the Pasco side about 8:45 a.m. The 64-year-old man hanged himself, said Franklin County Coroner Dan Blasdel.

The man’s name wasn’t released Saturday while authorities tried to reach his family.

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