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Woman falls to her death inside World Trade Center transit hub

Posted on February 13, 2017

World Trade Center transit hub render via WTC.
World Trade Center transit hub render via WTC.

NEW YORK — A 29-year-old woman plunged about 30 feet to her death off an escalator inside the famed World Trade Center Oculus as she tried to retrieve her sister's hat, reported CBS New York.

A Port Authority police spokesman said the woman, Jenny Santos was taken to Bellevue Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Police are investigating the incident, the report said.

The $3.9 billion transportation hub provides connections between New Jersey’s PATH trains and New York City’s subways.

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