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Teenager jumps to his death from the Vessel at NYC's Hudson Yards

Rocco Parascandola and Thomas Tracy, New York Daily News on

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NEW YORK — A teenage boy jumped to his death at from the Vessel at Manhattan’s Hudson Yards as his horrified family watched, police said.

The 15-year-old leaped off the 150-foot-tall structure near W. 33rd Street and 10th Avenue about 12:53 p.m., cops said.

The youth’s name was not immediately disclosed.

The teen is the fourth suicide from the structure since it opened two years ago.

On Jan. 11, Franklin Washington, 21, who was wanted for murdering a 55-year-old woman in San Antonio, Texas, jumped to his death.


About three weeks before that, on Dec. 21, Yocheved Gourarie, 24, of Brooklyn, took a fatal plunge.

In February 2020, a 19-year-old New Jersey man also took his life by leaping off the Vessel.

The striking structure opened in March 2019 and quickly became a tourist hot spot and social media sensation.

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