A man jumped about 60 feet to his death from atop the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland shopping and entertainment complex Friday after an hours-long effort to try to get him to safety.

The Los Angeles Fire Department reported via a Twitter post at 10:41 a.m. that a rescue operation was underway at 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Crews put out a rescue cushion and set up a two-line rope system with harnesses to help mental health experts approach the man in an effort to talk him down from his precarious vantage point.

About 3:15 p.m., the LAFD reported that the unidentified man “jumped to his death to an area firefighters were unable to access.”

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