Photographer falls from 8th floor, lands on pedestrian, dies

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
200158780-001

From Getty Images

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman taking photographs from a downtown Philadelphia building’s eighth-floor window ledge slipped and fell to her death, landing on a pedestrian on the sidewalk. The pedestrian survived.

Police say the 18-year-old woman was taking the photos Thursday evening at a building near tony Rittenhouse Square Park. They say as she tried to re-enter the window from the ledge she fell. She was pronounced dead at a hospital.

A woman who was walking on the street below the window and was hit by the falling woman has been hospitalized in stable condition.

Police are investigating what happened.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s