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Woman rushed to hospital after jumping from Beverly Hills tower

Woman rushed to hospital after jumping from Beverly Hills tower
The map shows approximately where a woman jumped from a high-rise building in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, prompting hours-long street closures. (Google Maps)

A woman leapt off a high-rise tower in Beverly Hills on Wednesday morning and was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, police said. The incident closed streets for hours.

Beverly Hills police received a call about a woman on the roof of the building at 414 N. Camden Drive at about 7 a.m., said Sgt. Dave Hamel. Crisis negotiators from the police department attempted to talk the woman down for several hours, he added.

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No information on the woman's condition or identity was immediately available, police said.

North Camden Drive remained closed between Santa Monica and Wilshire boulevards as police assessed the scene, Hamel said.

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