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Woman breaks ankle walking in off-limits area of GWB

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The Port Authority said a woman broke her ankle on the George Washington Bridge walking in an area off-limits to pedestrians. 

26-year-old Christina McQuaid got her foot stuck in a grate on the lower level catwalk Saturday morning. 

Authorities say only maintenance workers are allowed to be in that area and there's no sidewalk available. 

McQuaid told the PA she was drinking in the city and decided to walk home to Leonia, NJ. 

McQuaid was found near the jersey entrance, but that part of the bridge is out of the jurisdiction of the security firm that patrols the bridge.  

The PA says it's taking immediate action to make sure no one can again access to that area again.

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