Man Falls To Death While Working On Communications Tower

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 08/12 2014 11:37AM

Updated 08/12 2014 12:59PM

STOCKTON - A man is dead after falling off a communications tower.

It happened Sunday at 13668 E. Morseville Road.  The Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office says 49 year-old Thomas Lucas was painting the tower.  At some point, witnesses report he had fallen off the tower about 80-90 feet.

Lucas was painting the tower for Sherwood Tower Services based out of Terre Haute, IN.

The Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office is calling this case a death investigation.

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