TAMPA (CBSmiami/AP) — A naked man who was taken into custody after he was found running naked along a busy highway has died.READ MORE: Expect Street Closures In Downtown Miami During Saturday's Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure
Tampa officers were called to a section of the Dale Mabry Highway early Wednesday after receiving reports of a man jumping on cars and acting irrationally.
Police found the man and took him to a hospital, where he was declared dead a short time later.READ MORE: Wounded Warriors Find Therapy In Dolphins and Florida Keys Motorcycle Ride
Police spokesman Stephen Hegarty said the man banged his head on a car windshield and began bleeding. As officers tried to subdue him, Hegarty said he kept kicking and fighting.
Hegarty said they are look into whether the man was under the influence of some mind-altering substance.
The man’s name has been withheld pending the notification of family members.MORE NEWS: Nikolas Cruz Pleads Guilty In BSO Jail Guard Attack
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