Cops investigate scene of fatal fall at 135 W. 53rd St., where an architect fell to his death on Thursday.
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Updated: Thursday, September 15, 2016, 8:38 PM
A 52-year-old man died Thursday afternoon after falling from a Midtown skyscraper, officials said.
The victim, identified by one source as an architect working on the building, fell to the ground from the 42nd floor of the 46-floor skyscraper near W. 53rd St. and Sixth Ave. about 2:15 p.m.
The architect from New Jersey fell from the 42nd floor of the 45-floor skyscraper.
The New Jersey resident landed between two buildings between W. 52nd and W. 53rd Sts., police sources said. He died at the scene.
The man’s name was not immediately released.
The NYPD and Department of Building inspectors were trying to determine how the man fell to his death.