Man, 56, dies after jumping from Skyline Princess boat in Queens

A 56-year-old Pennsylvania man died after he jumped off a cruise ship in Queens early Sunday, officials said.

The man, of Strasburg, Pa., leapt from the Skyline Princess ship into the Flushing Bay near 110th St. in College Point just after 2 a.m., police said.

The ship’s crew managed to get him back onboard by the time the NYPD’s Harbor Patrol arrived, police said.

He was taken to Flushing Hospital where he died.

His name was withheld pending family notification.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death. 

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