ATCEMS responds to deceased person call near MoPac, US 183

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Multiple first responders are at the scene of a “critical incident” at North MoPac Expressway near the U.S. Highway 183 flyover Wednesday evening, Austin-Travis County EMS said on Twitter Wednesday night.

According to ATCEMS, the investigation was related to a deceased person call in the 9000 block of North MoPac Expressway heading south. Officials later confirmed the incident was related to a suicide.

ATCEMS said there is no danger to the public.

Drivers were told to expect significant delays and closures on the northbound side of MoPac as public safety departments continued to work the incident. The scene has since been cleared, according to officials.

ATCEMS responded to the incident around 6:20 p.m. Wednesday.

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