Two injured in Adams Center crash

LAWRENCE — A utility worker in St. Lawrence County fell from a cellular tower and was hospitalized Tuesday morning.

The unidentified man, an employee of Skyline 360, fell roughly 160 feet from a tower while working on Ferris Road shortly after 11 a.m., according to a morning rescue dispatch to the site.

St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene, and the man was taken by Tri-Town Rescue about 20 miles to Canton-Potsdam Hospital.

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration was notified of the incident, the sheriff’s office reports.

The man’s condition has not been released.

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Terry Goodrich

The dispatch information was that he fell approximately 30 feet. The tower height is 160 feet. I think he would have died if he had fallen from the top.

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