KNOX COUNTY, ME. (THECOUNT) — James Larner, of Bangor, Maine, has been identified as the victim in a fatal radio tower plunge in Knox County Wednesday afternoon.

Larner, 74, died in a fall from a radio tower in Union Wednesday afternoon.


According to reports, Larner, owner of Tower Services in Bangor, was working on a radio tower, located on Olson Farm Lane in Union, when for unknown reasons, he fell.

Larner was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Police have not found any evidence of foul play.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Knox County is a county located in the state of Maine, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 39,736. Its county seat is Rockland. The county is named for American Revolutionary War general and Secretary of War Henry Knox, who lived in the county from 1795 until his death in 1806 – Wikipedia.

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