Texas Man Falls To His Death From Telephone Tower

Published 06/18 2014 04:47PM

Updated 06/18 2014 05:24PM

SAN ANGELO, TX -- Cody Freeman, 28, of The Colony died after falling from a telephone tower in downtown San Angelo Tuesday afternoon. Freeman, a contractor with MTSI out of Richardson, Texas, was approximately one hundred forty feet above ground doing repair work on the tower when he experienced issues with his safety equipment and fell to his death. 

At approximately 1:50 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, San Angelo Police were dispatched to 378 South Chadbourne Street for the report of an unconscious subject. Upon arrival, police were met by San Angelo Fire Department personnel who advised that a man had fallen from a telephone tower and was deceased. Justice of the Peace Eddie Howard responded to the location and officially pronounced the death.  

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