I-95 northbound in Augusta re-opened, police say man in car died by suicide

Published: Jan. 6, 2020 at 11:24 AM EST
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Part of I-95 in Augusta reopened Monday morning after the stretch of road was closed as police tried to calm a man who was inside a car with a gun.

Police said the incident began at about 6 a.m. on the northbound off-ramp to Exit 113.

Officials said the man was the only one in the vehicle, and took his own life.

The road was reopened around 8:15 Monday morning.

If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, call the Maine Crisis Hotline at (888) 568-1112 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK (8255).