Broadcast Tower Crumples With Crew of Six On Site, One Reported Dead
(See more photos below) Courtesy KYTV
An 1,980-foot broadcast tower that was being worked on in the Fordland, MO area on State Highway FF collapsed yesterday morning resulting in a fatality, according to the Logan-Rogersville Fire Protection District. Webster County Sheriff Roye Cole said the workers were replacing cross beams on the tower.
LRFPD was assisting Southern Webster County Fire Protection District on the emergency call involving the tower, which is owned by KOZK-TV, the PBS affiliate operated out of Springfield by Missouri State University, according to the Marshfield Mail.