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Girl Survives Jump From Bear Mountain Bridge

A woman reportedly survived jumping from the Bear Mountain Bridge.
A woman reportedly survived jumping from the Bear Mountain Bridge. Photo Credit: New York State Bridge Authority

CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- A 16-year-old Mohegan Lake girl jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge on Tuesday and survived the fall, according to LoHud.com.

A Westchester police marine unit was in the water at the time aiding a West Point boat that was taking on water. Authorities said the girl was alive when she was pulled from the water and transported to the hospital, LoHud.com reported.

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