Very sad news as a tower climber has fallen. The climber died in Seattle and apparently there was no immediate indication of why he was killed.



Officials tell local news that the tower climber fell from the Seattle City Light Transmission tower and died upon impact. The death occurred near 3rd Ave. NW and NW Leary Way. The man was electrocuted to death after touching a 120 kV line on the tower.

Seattle City Light tells news that they were able to reroutepower through another tower so that the incident did not interrupt service to customers. Yet little is known about the man including his identity, department spokesman Kyle Moore indicates to news. Read more.

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