Can you really kill someone by dropping a penny off the Empire State Building?

According to myth, a penny dropped from the Empire State Building can kill someone below. But is it true?Mythbusters tested it out.

Footage was proved by “Mythbusters”, which airs on The Science Channel.

Story by Jacob Shamsian and editing by Stephen Parkhurst

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