Photographer Died after Falling from the Roof of the Skyscraper in NYC
24-year-old photographer Conner Cummings died after falling from the roof of a 52-story hotel Four Seasons in Manhattan, where he and his friend Dimitri Olivares climbed to take the pictures of urban landscapes of NYC, PetaPixel writes.
According to The New York Times, Cummings was trying to take a picture when he slipped, fell, and landed on a maintenance catwalk 9 stories below. His friend left the scene, but later return to report the authorities about what happened.
Despite regular tradegies, it becomes more and more popular to climb the skyscrapers illegally among NYC photographers.