Police: Man killed after falling from rising Kilbourn Avenue bridge
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A death investigation is underway in downtown Milwaukee after a person died at the Kilbourn Avenue bridge Monday afternoon.
Police say a pedestrian was walking across the bridge just after noon, when the bridge raised, causing them to fall.
The pedestrian, a 77-year-old Providence man, sustained fatal injuries.
The bridge has been closed to car traffic for several hours since this happened, shortly before 1 p.m. Monday afternoon.
The bridge has not opened for boats, either, though water traffic underneath has been open the entire afternoon to kayakers and small boats.