Lexington man dies after jumping off Winchester Road overpass

gkocher1@herald-leader.comAugust 8, 2014 

A 27-year-old Lexington man died Friday morning after jumping from the Winchester Road overpass onto New Circle Road, where he was struck by a pickup truck, according to the Fayette County coroner's office.

Jaciel Alonso, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident was reported at 6:40 a.m. Friday.

Alonso jumped from the eastbound lane of Winchester Road, flipped in the air and landed in the outer loop or northbound lane of New Circle Road. He suffered "extreme head trauma," Coroner Gary Ginn said. The driver of the pickup was not hurt.

Greg Kocher: (859) 231-3305. Twitter: @HLpublicsafety

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