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South Georgia man dies in tower accident

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A south Georgia man is one of two people killed in a work accident in North Dakota Monday.

The Mountrail County Sheriff's Office in Stanley, North Dakota says 25-year old Zachary Roberts of Lakeland and 42-year old Manon Smith of Tennessee were killed when they fell off a radio tower.

The men were working on the tower 250 feet up in the air.

On fell and struck the other.

Both were wearing safety harnesses and hard hats.

The reason for the equipment failure is under investigation.



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