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Cops: Woman dies after jump from Long Island Expressway overpass

A woman died after jumping from an overpass on the Long Island Expressway in an apparent suicide that led to a shutdown of traffic in both directions Friday night in Islandia, Suffolk County police said.

She was struck by a vehicle near Exit 58 about 6:40 p.m., police said.

The westbound lanes reopened after about an hour, police said, and the eastbound lanes reopened just before 9:30 p.m.

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