6:03 AM: Good morning! What you need to know about this holiday Monday:
*Metro is on a reduced-weekday schedule
*Sound Transit Route 560 is on a regular schedule
*Water Taxis are not running
*Washington State Ferries are on regular schedules
*Street parking is free in neighborhoods with pay stations
*Most government facilities are closed
*U.S. Postal Service holiday
*Schools are closed
REMEMBER – HIGHWAY 99 LANE CLOSURES START TONIGHT: North of downtown, but still of note for all 99 users – here’s the latest.
8:58 AM: Police are blocking the northbound 99 exit to Seneca. A reader reports that someone appears to have fallen or jumped from the offramp. Medics are being dispatched.
9:02 AM: The ramp has reopened. If this was a case of suicide … we always mention the Crisis Clinic and its 24-hour hotline for anyone considering self-harm, or in any kind of crisis: 206-461-3222.
9:06 AM: According to fire personnel monitored via scanner, the person did not survive.
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