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DEVELOPING: Man Jumps From Roof of Jersey High-Rise Building

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

Detectives from  The Hudson County Prosector’s Office are making their way to the scene of a jumper-down incident that resulted in fatal injuries in Jersey City a short time ago. 

Officials said just before 7:15 a.m., emergency responders and rescue crews rushed to 175 2nd Street after receiving reports of a person injured at that location. 

Fatal Jump

When rescue crews arrived, they found a male victim lying on the ground, severely injured. 

The unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene after jumping more than 13 stories from the roof of the high-rise, officials said. 

The incident is in its early stages of the investigation and no other injuries have been reported. 

DEVELOPING