Man dies in fall from tower on Mt. Lemmon

Published: Jun. 9, 2016 at 5:28 PM MST|Updated: Mar. 2, 2018 at 4:19 PM MST
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MT. LEMMON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A man fell to his death from a radio tower on Mt. Lemmon on Thursday, June 9, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department.

PCSD spokesman Dep. Ryan Inglett said the man was working as a volunteer to repair the amateur radio tower when he fell at about 11:45 a.m. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

"It was basically an accidental fall," Inglett said.

There is no further information about the victim pending notification of next of kin.

Inglett said the investigation is ongoing.

"It's likely that the case will be turned over to the medical examiner," Inglett said.

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