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Published June 26, 2012, 10:14 PM

North Dakota man dies after falling from cell phone tower

Solway, MN (WDAY TV) - A North Dakota man is dead after falling from a cell phone tower near Bemidji.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

A North Dakota man is dead after falling from a cell phone tower near Bemidji. In Solway, Minnesota, authorities got several 911 calls just before 6 tonight about a communications tower climber who fell 153 feet to the ground.

The 19 year old was killed on impact. One dispatch report said the man wasn't wearing a harness.

Authorities aren't releasing his name or hometown until family is notified.

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