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Woman dies after jumping out window of Queens building

Posted at 12:25 PM, Apr 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-03 13:55:17-04

HILLCREST, Queens — A woman is dead after officials say she jumped out of the window of a Queens building Monday morning.

Firefighters responded to a call around 10:30 a.m. for a person who fell at 150 Union Turnpike in the Hillcrest section of the borough.

Officials believe the woman, 50 jumped from the fifth story of a building.

The victim was taken to the hospital where she later died.

Neighbors say the woman had been depressed.

Her identity has not yet been released pending family notification.