Bronx Teen Dies After Falling Out Window

Police say the 15-year-old was trying to put up a curtain rod.

Saturday, Oct 1, 2011  |  Updated 8:21 AM EDT
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A 15-year-old Bronx boy dies after he falls from his apartment window.

A 15-year-old Bronx boy dies after he falls from his apartment window.

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Police say a 15-year-old teenager has died after falling five floors out an apartment window in the Bronx while trying to put up a curtain rod.

Police say Johan Hernandez of the Bronx was standing on a chair at a friend's home when one of the legs broke, sending him tumbling out the window. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at about 5:30 p.m. Friday.
    
No other information was immediately available.
 

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