CLIFFVIEW PILOT SCOOP: A woman leaped to her death from the George Washington Bridge this afternoon.
A woman driving westbound on the upper level said she saw an SUV pull behind the construction cones just before 2 p.m.
A woman got out of the 2011 Jeep Cherokee, walked to the rail and jumped — still holding her purse, the motorist told Port Authority Police.
New York Harbor Patrol recovered the body on the New York side less than a half-hour later .
They brought it to the 125th Street Pier to be turned over to the city Medical Examiner’s Office.
The 40-year-old victim was from the College Point section of Flushing, Queens, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police told CLIFFVIEW PILOT . Her relatives live there.