Officials identify worker who died in Mishicot fall

Published: Dec. 28, 2017 at 1:27 PM CST
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Officials have released the name of a man who died after a fall from a steel tower in Mishicot.

The Sheriff's Office identified the victim as Richard Andrews, 31.

At 9:22 a.m., emergency crews were called to Church Street for a report of a man who fell from a tower that is used for television antennas.

A preliminary investigation found Andrews was installing equipment when he fell 35 feet to the ground. There were no further details about what precipitated the fall.

Andrews was taken to a Green Bay hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police, deputies, and the coroner's office are investigating the fall.