Man who jumped off Franklin St. bridge identified

6:59 AM, Sep 22, 2009   |    comments
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MINNEAPOLIS -- A man died after jumping from a Minneapolis overpass, landing on an open-top convertible.

The State Patrol says 23-year-old Adam R. Hauf of St. Louis Park jumped off the Franklin Avenue bridge around 5:30 p.m. Sunday night.

Hauf landed on the windshield of a 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder in the northbound lane of Interstate 35W. He died at the scene.

According to the State Patrol website, Hauf showed signs of self-inflicted injuries prior to jumping off the bridge.

The driver of the convertible and a passenger were not seriously injured.

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