Cell Tower Climber Falls 153 Feet, Dies on Impact

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Cell Tower Climber Falls 153 Feet, Dies on Impact

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June 26, 2012 Updated Jun 26, 2012 at 6:38 PM CST

Lammers Township, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - A 19 year-old man is dead after falling 153 feet from a cell tower near Bemidji.

The Beltrami Co. Sheriff received several 911 calls about the incident at around 5:50 p.m Tuesday. Emergency responders found the man on the ground. He was killed on impact.

The unidentified communication tower climber is from North Dakota.

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