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Traffic Alert Lifted for I-980 in Oakland Following Report of Man Hanging Off 12th Street Overcrossing

OAKLAND (CBS SF) -- Police activity in the vicinity of the 12th Street overpass above Interstate 980 in Oakland caused a traffic backup in both directions of the freeway for over two hours Thursday evening.

Preliminary reports indicated that a person was seen on the overpass and that police crisis negotiators were dispatched around 5 p.m.

Traffic alerts for both directions of I-980 were issued around 7 p.m. and an all-clear was sent at 9 p.m.

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