LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities say they believe a man running from a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper accidentally fell to his death from a Las Vegas overpass last September.
Investigators looking into the death of 29-year-old Alejandro Sanchez-Escoto said at a fact-finding review Thursday that it doesn't appear to be a suicide or something caused by the trooper.
Officials say a trooper was trying to approach Sanchez-Escoto after he was seen walking on an overpass at the 215 Beltway and Decatur Boulevard.
He ran, and a trooper unsuccessfully tried to stun him with a Taser.
That's when Sanchez-Escoto went over the overpass.
Family members told the Las Vegas Review-Journal (http://bit.ly/HLU8VE ) he wasn't suicidal, but may have been evading the trooper because he feared deportation.
A final district attorney review of the incident is pending.
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