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Woman blown off roof while urinating in the wind: NYPD

The 19-year-old woman was allegedly popping a squat when a gust of wind knocked her from a Washington Heights rooftop.

The woman survived the two-story fall.

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A young woman was blown off the roof of aWashington Heights building while urinating early Wednesday morning, according to the NYPD.

The 19-year-old woman was drunk when the gust of wind caused her to topple off of the179th Street building'sroof around 2:15 a.m. Wednesday, DNAinfo reported.

The woman, who was not identified, reportedly fell two stories and was in critical condition at a Harlem hospital. She had been drinking alcohol before the incident and was on the roof with a 21-year-old man, according to DNAinfo.

It's the second recent incident in the New York area where a person has been blown from a rooftop. Earlier this week, police in New Jersey were investigating after strong winds appearedto play apart in the death of a Teaneck building manager's death.

In that incident, the man fell seven stories.

Strong winds were expected to continue this week, with gustsas high as 34 mph through Thursday night.


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