The Storey County Nevada Sheriff’s Department confirmed the death of a tower tech just east of Patrick, NV on Friday. The climber, whose name is withheld pending confirmation, was working, according to sources, on a modification for Sprint on a site owned by American Tower located at 1200 Waltham Way. Sources said the climber fell 80-to-100 feet from the 252-foot structure. He was reportedly an employee of Broken Arrow Communications (BACOM). The company closed for the weekend early Friday afternoon and representatives were unavailable for comment.
Funds are being collected for the family of the deceased by two venues: