Man jumps to his death from Bronx-Whitestone Bridge

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.

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