HOWELL, Mich. (WLNS) — Michigan State Police says one person died after intentionally jumping off a bridge and hitting a car Thursday morning.

The incident was first reported around 6:35 a.m. and caused a large backup on I-96 west. It took several hours for the lanes to be reopened.

The crash was first reported by MSP as a ‘car vs. pedestrian’ crash and when 6 News was on the scene we saw what appeared to be a body.

The crash took place in Livingston County, right near the Tanger Outlets in Howell.

Police said the person who jumped was a 32-year-old man from Howell. He jumped from the M-59 overpass and was hit by a car and was pronounced dead on scene.