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One person dies after falling from communications tower

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STOCKTON (WREX) - One person has died after falling from a communications tower in Stockton.

On Sunday, the Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office received a report of a subject who had fallen from the tower. Witnesses reported that the subject fell 80 to 90 feet.

The subject was pronounced dead on the scene by Joe Daviess County Coroner Bill Laity. The incident remains under investigation by the sheriff's office.

The subject was on site as part of a crew to paint the tower.
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