Man Dies in Tower Mishap

A tower worker died this weekend in a fall 1,550 feet from a radio/television tower at Bethlehem in Holmes County.

The 30-year-old worker was a foreman for the S and S Tower Company out of Kentucky. He was identified as David B. Brown of Evansville, Indianna.

He was in the process of removing an antenna for WDJR-FM from the tower when the accident happened and he fell to the ground. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

It’s not known what caused the mishap, which is under investigation at this time.

The tower is owned by WTVY-TV in Dothan, a sister station of WJHG NewsChannel Seven.