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NV Energy worker falls 100 feet from tower, dies

Updated Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 | 2:54 p.m.

Area of fall

An NV Energy employee working Tuesday afternoon on power lines fell about 100 feet to his death, Metro Police said.

The 28-year-old man fell from a tower in the 18000 block of Las Vegas Boulevard North, not far from Apex Industrial Park, Metro spokesman Jose Hernandez said.

A co-worker reported the accident to police, Hernandez said. Police responded, along with a medical transport helicopter, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

It’s unclear how he fell from the tower.

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