Verrazano’s Narrow Bridge Jumper

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Verrazzano Bridge
Staten Island, NY

A woman was spotted jumping off the Brooklyn bound Verrazzano Bridge late Tuesday morning. Witnesses reported seeing her jump. NYPD, FDNY and USCG searched the area under and around the bridge. Video surveillance captured the incident. A search was called to find the individual, including a US Coast Guard helicopter from Atlantic City who searched the area around the bridge.
The victim’s car was towed by MTBTA to their administration building as the search went on.

Photographs by Mary DiBiase Blaich

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