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Boy, 11, Breaks Nose, Pelvis In Fall From Hackensack High-Rise Balcony

At the scene. Photo Credit: Cecilia Levine
His mother went with the boy in the ambulance to nearby HUMC. Photo Credit: Cecilia Levine
Emergency responders on the roof of Picco Tavern. Photo Credit: Cecilia Levine

UPDATE: A 5th-grader broke his nose and pelvis after plunging from the 7th floor of a Hackensack high-rise balcony onto the roof of a popular restaurant Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The 11-year-old boy was in stable condition at Hackensack University Medical Center, accompanied by his mother, after the 12:34 p.m. fall onto the Picco Tavern on Prospect Avenue, police said.

The exact cause of the fall was being investigated, they said.

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