Man killed after falling from overpass on I-80 identified

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2ND UPDATE: With the public’s help, they have now been able to identify the man who died after falling from the overpass on I-80 as Bo Shepherd, 28 of Pleasant Grove.


UPDATE: The medical examiner has been able to identify some tattoos found on the man and investigators are hoping that by releasing the information, someone will be able to identify him.

The male has a tattoo on his right forearm, with the words “live free”. He has a large tattoo on his torso with the word “Freedom”. He has a tattoo of the Statue of Liberty on his left forearm. He has a tattoo of brass knuckles with wings and the word “Restless” on his chest. He has a tattoo on his left arm with the words “Die Fighting”. He was wearing faded gray jeans, a white T-shirt with a floral pattern, and white Nike high-top sneakers.

Anyone who might know who the man might be is asked to call Utah Highway Patrol at 801-887-3800.


SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (News4Utah) – Troopers are trying to identify a man found dead lying on the middle of the freeway early Sunday morning. 

Troopers said around 3:30 a.m. dispatch received several calls of a man lying in the road of I-80 at the SR-202 overpass. When Troopers arrived they determined the man had been struck multiple times in the right hand lane of travel and was deceased.

Prior the accident, there was a large concert being held at The Great Saltair. 

One semi truck driver returned to the scene, but no other vehicles have been identified. Investigators believe the man may have fallen, for an unknown reason, from the overpass and onto I-80. 

The man had no identification and he was not with anyone who could identify him. Police are now asking for the public’s help in trying to find out who the man is.  

Anyone who might know who the man might be is asked to call Utah Highway Patrol at 801-887-3800.

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