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Woman dies after falling from Sunset Drive overpass onto Interstate 5 in Bellingham

A woman who fell from an overpass in Bellingham on Friday succumbed to her injuries despite life-saving efforts from first responders, according to Megan Peters with the Bellingham Police Department.

The unidentified woman fell from the East Sunset Drive overpass to Interstate 5 on Friday afternoon. The incident forced authorities to halt I-5 traffic at least partially for around three hours.

Foul play does not appear to be involved in the woman’s death, Peters said.