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Person Dies After Jumping From Bear Mountain Bridge

New York State police recovered a person who jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge early Thursday near Stony Point. The person's condition has not yet been released.
New York State police recovered a person who jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge early Thursday near Stony Point. The person's condition has not yet been released. Photo Credit: Wikipedia

This story has been updated.

The New York State Police said the person who jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge early Thursday died as a result of injuries suffered in the jump.

State police, who have not released the person's name or sex, said they are working to notify the next of kin, said Trooper Stephen Nevel.

The incident took place around 8:35 a.m. when the person jumped from the bridge near Stony Point, state police said.

Emergency responders from Rockland, Westchester and Orange counties rushed to the scene.

Troopers are currently reviewing video surveillance tapes to pinpoint the circumstances and to confirm an identity, state police said

This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.

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