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New Circle Road reopened after incident

Lexington police have reopened the right lane of New Circle Road just past the Tates Creek Road exit after an apparent suicide on the roadway Tuesday.

Traffic was slow on the outer loop of New Circle after an unidentified man apparently pulled onto the road's shoulder and committed suicide about 8:20 a.m., Lexington police Sgt. Ann Gutierrez said.

Police briefly closed the right lane of New Circle to investigate the scene.