Man dies after falling from Tulsa cell phone tower

The Associated Press - November 3, 2016 8:52 am

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – Police in Tulsa say a man has died after falling from the top of a cellphone tower where he was working.

Investigators say the accident was reported to authorities at about 1:20 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses, including the man’s co-worker, told police the victim was near the top of the tower when he plunged to his death.

Detectives say they do not know what caused the man to fall and what safety precautions were in use when he fell. The incident remains under investigation.

The name of the victim, his age and other details, including his employer, were not immediately available.

 

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