Whitestone, N.Y. – Police say a man jumped 135 feet from the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge just before 7 a.m. Tuesday morning of April 10.
The man’s identity is being withheld pending family notification.
NYPD Harbor Units pulled the man from the water and brought him to a nearby dock. EMS arrived on scene and transported the man to Flushing Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 8 a.m.
The tragedy caused heavy congestion on the bridge and Whitestone Expressway.
An NYPD investigation is under way.