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Update #2: Death Investigation - Interstate 5 north of Yoncalla
09/09/2010
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247

An autopsy performed Tuesday on a 26-year old Eugene man found early Monday morning, September 6, deceased on the northbound shoulder of Interstate 5 about two miles north of Yoncalla determined the cause of death was non-criminal.
 
According to Sergeant Lynn Withers, the investigation by Oregon State Police and Douglas County Medical Examiner indicates JESSE GOLDEN died after jumping or falling approximately 28 feet from the area of the Cox Road overpass onto the pavement below. There is no evidence that another person was involved or he was struck by a vehicle.