Man, 21, kills himself by jumping off Hudson Yards Vessel in NYC

A 21-year-old man has died after jumping off the the Vessel sculpture in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards on Monday morning, authorities have confirmed.

Dispatchers reportedly received multiple 911 calls after the man leapt from the 150-foot honeycomb-like tourist attraction at around 11:45 am.

The young man was pronounced dead shortly afterwards, police said.

A spokesperson for the NYPD declined to comment as to whether the man had been taken to hospital or whether he died at the scene. His identity has not yet been released.

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Footage of the scene uploaded to the neighborhood alert app Citizen showed swaths of first responders, including EMT’s and members of the New York Fire Department. gathered at the foot of the structure, next to a white tent

Footage of the scene uploaded to the neighborhood alert app Citizen showed swaths of first responders, including EMT’s and members of the New York Fire Department. gathered at the foot of the structure, next to a white tent

A different angle shows officials gathered around a white tent shortly after the 21-year-old man leapt to his death on Monday morning

A different angle shows officials gathered around a white tent shortly after the 21-year-old man leapt to his death on Monday morning

Dispatchers reportedly received multiple 911 calls after the man leapt from the 150-foot honeycomb-like tourist attraction at around 11:45 am (above)

Dispatchers reportedly received multiple 911 calls after the man leapt from the 150-foot honeycomb-like tourist attraction at around 11:45 am (above)

A spokeswoman for the Vessel said the site was temporarily closed early Monday afternoon, according to the NY Post.

‘Our deepest sympathies are with the family of the person who lost his life,’ the spokesperson added.

Footage of the scene uploaded to the neighborhood alert app Citizen showed swaths of first responders, including EMT’s and members of the New York Fire Department. gathered at the foot of the structure, next to a white forensics tent.

Monday's suicide is the third at the Vessel since it first opened in March 2019.

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The most recent casualty was recorded just weeks ago when a 24-year-old woman from Brooklyn, Yocheved Gourarie, died on December 22 after jumping from the structure at around noon.

The next day, on December 23, her apparent suicide note was shared in a posthumous scheduled post on her Instagram account.

A spokeswoman for the Vessel said the site was temporarily closed early Monday afternoon

A spokeswoman for the Vessel said the site was temporarily closed early Monday afternoon

First responders are seen at the scene of the suicide on Monday

A procession of emergency service vehicles are seen parked next to the Vessel

First responders are seen at the scene of the suicide on Monday. Left is a group of officials next to a white forensics tent, and right is a procession of emergency service vehicles parked next to the Vessel

The NYC Medical Examiner is picture on scene shortly after the man jumped from the 16-story structure on Monday morning

The NYC Medical Examiner is picture on scene shortly after the man jumped from the 16-story structure on Monday morning

Gourarie noted that she had planned for her final post - a photo of herself with her face turned up toward the sun accompanied by a lengthy caption - to go live on social media in the wake of her death.

At the top of the post, which was shared with her 891 followers, Gourarie added a warning in all capital letters,

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