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Man who died after jumping from Palmdale Road overpass ID’d



VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — The San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office identified the person killed after jumping from a freeway overpass as Jesse Lee Ford, 46, of Victorville.

It happened on May 30, 2018, at about 10:28 am, when officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to the Palmdale Road overpass after receiving reports that a man had jumped onto the I-15 freeway.

Authorities arrived at the scene and located Jesse in the westbound lanes of traffic, just underneath the overpass. He was pronounced deceased at 10:49 am.

The Coroner’s Division is currently seeking information regarding next of kin. If you have any information related to Jesse Lee Ford’s family, please contact the Coroner Division at 909-387-2978. [06292018 1530 SC]