Man pulled from railway bridge over I-94 in Moorhead

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Moorhead, MN) -- There was a bit of a scare Tuesday afternoon in Moorhead near the 20th street exit and I-94.

WDAY News First was first at the scene of a man sitting on the edge of the railroad bridge over the highway around 12:30 p.m. Roughly 20 minutes later, the man was grabbed by officers on-scene and taken into custody. No injuries were reported.

Both east and westbound lanes of the interstate were blocked off for the duration of the incident while officials worked to get the man to safety.

Officers on scene tell us the man, who has not been identified, was taken to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation. Charges may be pending from the incident.

Stick with WDAY Radio for updates as we learn more about the situation.