Young man falls to his death while scaling fence of Brighton Beach playground

A man in his 20s fell to his death while trying to climb over a fence inside of a Brooklyn playground on Thursday morning, October 20.

According to reports, the young man was attempting to scale a 15-foot fence near the basketball courts inside of Grady Playground, located behind William E. Grady High School in Brighton Beach, when, according to a witness, he lost his footing and fell.

The incident occurred just before 8 a.m.

Cops say that authorities discovered the man unconscious and unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical services.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. The victim’s name has not yet been released.

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