Suicidal man taken into custody in DeLand

Incident forced closure of US 92 near West Parkway

By Daniel Dahm - Digital Manager

DeLAND, Fla. - A suicidal man was taken into custody Wednesday morning in DeLand, deputies said.

Volusia County sheriff's deputies closed U.S. 92 near West Parkway in DeLand on Wednesday morning because of a man with a weapon who had threatened to kill himself, according to authorities.

According to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, the man called authorities around 2 a.m. and was located in a car at a gas station along U.S. 92.

Eastbound U.S. 92 was closed near West Parkway, and traffic was re-routed at Kepler Avenue.

No injuries were reported.

No other details have been released.

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