Man fell to death from M1 bridge in South Yorkshire

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A man fell to his death from a motorway bridge leading to the closure of the M1 in South Yorkshire.

The man, who has not yet been named, fell from the bridge between Junction 34 at Meadowhall and 35 at Thorpe Hesley.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at around 8.45pm on Monday.

The road remained closed overnight while police officers examined the scene and carried out inquiries.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

An inquest is due to be opened.