College Student in Rolla Jumps to His Death

ROLLA, Mo. (AP) — An 18-year-old student at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla is dead after reportedly jumping from an overpass onto the driving lanes of Interstate 44.

Rolla Police Chief Mark Kearse told KSDK-TV that his department received a 911 call Thursday night about a man who jumped off the overpass and was struck by traffic.

The victim is identified as Erick Cummings of Cole Camp, Mo.

An investigation continues.

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Copyright 2011 The Associated Press

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