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UPDATE 9:50 a.m.

Crews reopened all lanes on a section of I-640 W, starting at I-40 on the east end of town to Washington Pike.

Negotiators were able to talk a man off the railing of Millertown Pike Bridge, which prompted the closure.

Crews are taking the man to a local hospital for a mental evaluation.

WBIR 10News typically doesn't report on suicides and suicide attempts, but we're reporting this incident because it's causing significant delays on the interstate.

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(WBIR) Crews have shut down all lanes of west I-640 in a section of east Knoxville due to a police incident this morning.

The closure on I-640 starts at I-40 on the east end of town to Washington Pike. Eastbound lanes are still open at time.

Officers responded to a man standing over the railing on the Millertown Pike Bridge at about 8:30 a.m. Negotiators are currently on scene, attempting to communicate with the man.

WBIR 10News typically doesn't report on suicides and suicide attempts, but we're reporting this incident because it's causing significant delays on the interstate.

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