Man Dies After Falling Off Fire Escape in the Upper West Side

By Ben Fractenberg on November 11, 2010 11:05am 

The man fell to his death in front of 60 West 109 Street early Thursday morning.
The man fell to his death in front of 60 West 109 Street early Thursday morning.
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By Ben Fractenberg

DNAinfo Reporter/Producer

UPPER WEST SIDE — A 22-year-old man fell to his death off a fire escape in the Upper West Side early Thursday morning, police said.

The man reportedly tumbled off a fifth-floor fire escape at 60 West 109 Street around 2 a.m. He was rushed to St. Lukes Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police are investigating the cause of his fall and are waiting to notify the man’s family before releasing his identity.


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