Man found dead of apparent suicide on Cross Island Parkway in Bayside

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Morning commuters on the Cross Island Parkway were shocked to see the body of a 57-year-old man hanging from an exit sign pole in Bayside on Wednesday morning.

The body was found at 6:47 a.m. on the eastbound Exit 31 of the Cross Island Parkway, according to NYPD.

The man, who has not been identified, was reportedly alive but unconscious and unresponsive when cops arrived on the scene.

He was pronounced dead upon the arrival of emergency medical technicians.

The medical examiner has not yet determined the cause of death, but the case is being investigated as a suicide.

Some commuters took to social media to write about what they had seen on their morning ride.

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