Teen Dies in 5-Story Fall Off Fire Escape While Trying to Get Phone From Locked Room: Report

The 15-year-old girl was reportedly trying to retrieve her cell phone from a locked room when she went out onto a fifth-floor fire escape of a building on Reade Street about 11 p.m. Sunday, police sources told the New York Daily News.
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A teenage girl died after falling from a fire escape during a party in a Manhattan apartment building, according to reports.

The 15-year-old girl was reportedly trying to retrieve her cellphone from a locked room when she went out onto a fifth-floor fire escape of a building on Reade Street about 11 p.m. Sunday, police sources told the New York Daily News.

The girl was trying to enter the room through a window when she slipped and fell, landing on her back on the sidewalk, the News reported.

Emergency responders rushed her to Bellevue Hospital Center, but she could not be saved. 

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