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Responders Grateful Girl Who Jumped From Bear Mountain Bridge Survived

Authorities called the 16-year-old girl who survived jumping from the Bear Mountain Bridge "lucky."
Authorities called the 16-year-old girl who survived jumping from the Bear Mountain Bridge "lucky." Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- Responders are amazed that a 16-year-old Mohegan Lake girl was able to survive a jump from the Bear Mountain Bridge on Monday, according to LoHud.com.

A Westchester County Police marine unit was in the area right when the girl jumped. They found her half conscious and floating face up, LoHud.com reported.

One of the investigators said he could only remember one other person who survived the 153-foot fall and that was a 20-year-old West Point cadet, LoHud.com said.

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