Crime - Sacto 911

Suicide drama briefly shuts Highway 160

Police shut down southbound lanes of Highway 160 on Saturday morning to investigate a possible suicide.

Officials received a call at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday about a possible male jumper on the southbound lanes of the highway at Leisure Lane, the dispatcher said.

The lanes were reopened shortly after 1 p.m., Sacramento police spokesman Doug Morse said, after the man was safely removed from the highway.

Jeanne Kuang: 916-321-1188, @jeannekuang