Tower climber falls, dies in Seattle

SEATTLE (Q13 Fox News) — A man was found dead on a platform about 150 feet up a 120,000 volt electrical tower near 3rd Avenue NW and NW 36th street in the Fremont neighborhood.

high-voltage-deathA witness said he saw a man climbing the tower and then saw an explosion on the top of the tower around 12:20 a.m. Friday.

He said he then saw something fall and heard a man moaning.

Police and fire crews arrived on the scene a short time later, but it was determined to be too dangerous for fire fighters to climb the platform because power was still flowing through the tower.

FULL STORY ON Q13 Fox News


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