Report: Man who fell to his death in Iowa, unhooked safety equipment

POLK COUNTY, Iowa- A man who fell to his death from a central Iowa TV tower, was not wearing proper safety equipment- that from the Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Forty-seven-year-old Kevin Wright of Indiana was part of a crew working on the Fox 17 tower in Alleman, in northern Polk County, when he fell to his death.

OSHA reports Wright disconnected his lanyard to reposition himself, while on the tower, and slipped

and fell. The Oklahoma-based company he worked for has been fined more than 15-thousand dollars.

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Name of man who fell to his death from Iowa TV tower released

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