A man has died after jumping from the Kenwith Viaduct on the A39 near Bideford. Emergency services went to the scene at around 1.20pm today to find a man standing on the viaduct. He later jumped and was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A man has died after jumping from the Kenwith Viaduct on the A39 near Bideford.

Emergency services went to the scene at around 1.20pm today to find a man standing on the viaduct.

He later jumped and was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

One lane of the A39 was closed for a time.

An investigation into the incident is under way and the man's family is being informed.