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Collision investigators have confirmed they are not looking for anyone in connection with the death of an 18-year-old on the M42 in Hockley Heath.
The man from Solihull is understood to have falled at 10:20pm and landed in a live lane on the northbound stretch of the motorway.
Police are appealing for anyone who saw anything to come forward.
West Midlands Police say the death of an 18-year-old man who fell from a bridge over the M42, is not being treated as suspicious.
He's thought to have been on the bridge at Kineton Lane between junctions 3a and 4 of the motorway at around 10.20pm.
A man died after falling from a motorway bridge on to the road below.
Police were called to the M42 between junctions 3a and 4 in Birmingham at 10.20pm yesterday after reports that a man had fallen on to the northbound carriageway from a bridge.
Despite the efforts of paramedics the man died at the scene, West Midlands Police said. His next of kin has been informed.
The motorway was closed in both directions for a number of hours while officers carried out investigations.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or may have information is asked to call the police road collision investigation department on 101.