Woman, toddler dead after jumping off interstate overpass

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — The Tennessee Highway Patrol has confirmed a woman and a toddler died early Monday morning after jumping off an Interstate 40 overpass.

According to a THP crash report, 26-year-old Tonisha Barker jumped from the exit 93 overpass onto Interstate 40 around 12:45 a.m. Monday.

The report says Barker was holding a 1-year-old child.

Barker and the child were hit and killed by an oncoming vehicle.

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