A California Highway Patrol cruiser
A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

A person died Sunday after jumping from southbound Interstate 805 at Friars Road in Mission Valley, authorities said.

Witnesses said the jump took place after someone driving a black Chevrolet stopped on the freeway just north of Interstate 8 at 2:10 p.m., according to a California Highway Patrol incident log.

The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office was called to the scene.

The gender and age of the person who jumped were not immediately released.