Victim of Mishicot antenna fall death identified

File photo (WLUK/Eric Peterson)

Update: The victim has been identified as Richard Andrews, 31.

The incident remains under investigation, according to Manitowoc County Sheriff Insp. Gregg Schetter


MISHICOT (WLUK) -- A 31-year-old man fell to his death while working on a television antenna Thursday morning.

The Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to a home on Church Street in Mishicot just before 9:30 a.m. Investigation revealed that the man was installing equipment on a steel tower when he fell about 35 feet to the ground.

He was taken to a hospital in Green Bay, where he died from his injuries.

The name of the man, who was from rural Manitowoc, was not released, as relatives have not been notified.

Local police, sheriff's officials and the coroner's office continue to investigate the death.

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