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CELL TOWERS COLLAPSE
State police identify 2 workers, firefighter killed when cell towers collapse in Clarksburg
Reported by: Associated Press
Sunday, February 2, 2014 11:40 AM EST
West Virginia State Police have released the names of two workers and a firefighter who were killed when two cellphone towers collapsed.
Baylous says Kirkpatrick and Richard were working on a 300-foot cellphone tower Saturday when it collapsed in Clarksburg. Garrett was killed when a smaller cellphone tower weakened by the collapse also fell.
Two other workers suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The towers are owned by SBA Communications.
SBA Communications spokeswoman Lynne Hopkins says the company is saddened by the accident and is cooperating with investigators.