4-year-old dies after falling out of window

Police say a child died Saturday after falling out of his family's apartment window in Jersey City.

Police say a child died Saturday after falling out of his family's apartment window in Jersey City. (1/30/16)

JERSEY CITY - Police say a child died Saturday after falling out of his family's apartment window in Jersey City.

Witnesses say that the 4-year-old fell from the fifth floor of an apartment at 700 Summit Plaza.

When rescue crews arrived at the scene they attempted CPR, but the boy could not be revived.

Officials say the window had no safety bars in place.

A spokesperson for Mayor Fulop's office offered a statement about the incident, saying it was a tragedy and that they were saddened by the news.

The spokesperson noted that the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office is investigating the incident.

The name of the child has not yet been released.

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