Teen pleads guilty to pushing friend off 15m-high bridge


A woman has pleaded guilty to pushing her 16-year-old friend from a bridge at a popular swimming area in the US state of Washington.

The Columbian reports 19-year-old Taylor Smith pleaded guilty to misdemeanor reckless endangerment on Monday in Clark County District Court.

Prosecutors are recommending no jail time when Smith is sentenced later this month.

Teenager Jordan Holgerson can be heard having second doubts moments before she is shoved off the bridge at Moulton Falls. Source: YouTube/Genelle Holgerson

Ms Smith pushed Jordan Holgerson off the bridge on August 7 last year at Moulton Falls northeast of Vancouver.

Video posted on YouTube that went viral shows Holgerson being pushed.

Holgerson broke six ribs and punctured her lungs in a fall of over 15 metres.

In an interview on “Good Morning America” Smith said she didn’t consider the repercussions.

Outside the courtroom, Genelle Holgerson said she and her daughter want this chapter of their lives to be over.

Jordan Holgerson suffered a series of sickening injuries as a result of the fall Source: KATU2
Taylor Smith pleaded guilty to misdemeanor reckless endangerment on Monday in Clark County District Court. Source: Facebook/ Taylor Smith

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