Florida Turnpike reopened in Port St. Lucie after police activity

Posted at 6:26 PM, Feb 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-27 18:46:00-05

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Both directions of the Florida Turnpike were closed near Port St. Lucie Tuesday evening.

Florida Highway Patrol says negotiators from the Port St. Lucie police department were talking with a male subject that was making threats to jump from an overpass.

According to FHP, negotiators were able to talk the man out of jumping and all lanes were reopened.

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