Teen Expected to Survive 5-Story Fall

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    Nineteen-year-old lost her footing as she tried to back down a fire escape.

    A 19-year-old woman is expected to survive after falling five stories, authorities say.     

    The victim lost her footing while starting to back down a fire escape, reports The New York Post.

    She and a friend had gone to the roof to hang out at about 2 a.m. Monday in Hollis, Queens.

    The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital. The extent of her injuries wasn't immediately clear.