Interstate 15 briefly closes in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say Interstate 15 in Las Vegas was briefly closed following a report of a possibly suicidal person on an overpass Sunday.

Authorities say the interstate was closed near Tropicana Avenue about 8 a.m.

The Nevada Highway Patrol and Las Vegas police negotiators responded to the scene.

KVVU-TV reports the person was taken into custody and the highway was re-opened about 9 a.m.

The person's name was not immediately released.

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