Interstate 30 Reopened Near Fair Park Following Bomb Squad Investigation

All lanes of Interstate 30 have been reopened in Dallas Saturday morning as police investigated a suspicious device on a rail track.

According to police, a man was found deceased on the tracks in the 800 block of First Avenue at about 5 a.m. They said DART police officers saw a suspicious object with wires under the body.

The Dallas Police Explosive Ordinance Unit was called in and shut down Interstate 30. Westbound I-30 traffic was diverted for hours at the 2nd Avenue exit. Eastbound traffic was diverted at Grand Avenue. 

Investigators determined the object was not a threat and the interstate was reopened at about 9 a.m.

According to police, it appeared the man had jumped from the interstate onto the tracks.

DART said the incident did not affect train service. 

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