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Engineer Dies in Accident at Colo. Transmitter Site

Engineer Dies in Accident at Colo. Transmitter Site
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The Associated Press reports that 39-year-old Robin Thomas was electrocuted and killed at a tower site in northern Colorado. According to the local coroner's office, the engineer was working alone, trying to install a transmitter and test it at a site about 18 miles northwest of Red Feather Lakes, Colo.
"He apparently leaned into the wrong piece of equipment and was electrocuted," the AP stated based on an account by Chief Deputy Coroner Diane Fairman after an autopsy was performed.
Thomas was a partner in Radio Frontier Broadcasting and Blue Moose Broadcasting, according to the AP.

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