A KPD Spokesman says a homeless man has died from injuries he sustained after falling from the 11th Street bridge.
38-year-old Gary Wayne Creekmore passed away Wednesday night at UT Medical Center.
Police say they believe he fell from the bridge onto Grand Avenue before being discovered Monday night.
A man is critically injured after apparently falling approximately 20 feet from a bridge near downtown Knoxville.
According to KPD, a man was found on Grand Avenue underneath the 11th Street bridge around 11:30 pm Monday night. He was transported to UT Medical Center with life threatening injuries.
Investigators believe he fell from the bridge onto Grand Avenue, and that it took a significant amount of time for him to be discovered. There was no evidence that the man may have been forced off the bridge by a vehicle, or any sign of foul play.
The man has has been identified, but police are not releasing his name until his family has been notified.