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Man dies in fall from cell tower

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COATS, N.C. -

A Georgia man performing work on a cell tower in Coats fell approximately 200 feet to his death Monday evening.

John Dailey, 49, was working on the tower located on N.C. Highway 55 East in Harnett County as an employee of Massachusetts-based Transit PM LLC, according to officials.

Officials say Dailey lost his balance while trying to hook a carabiner to the tower and fell. EMS personnel determined he was deceased on scene.

The body was transported to Betsy Johnson Memorial Hospital.

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