A man was injured this morning after he jumped off a structure in Lincoln Center, according to the fire department.
Fire officials tell us the incident happened at around 10:54 a.m. A witness tells us the victim dove off the Illumination Lawn and hit the sidewalk, and he was alive when paramedics arrived at the scene. He was transported to New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in an unknown condition, according to the FDNY.
The man has not been identified, but the NY Post says he is 56 years old.
The NYPD had no information available at press time.
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