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Worker Killed In Fall From Water Tower

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PASADENA, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County fire officials say a worker was killed when he fell from atop a 180-foot tall water tower.

Fire Department Division Chief Keith Swindle says the 21-year-old man was working on communications equipment on top of the water tower in Pasadena about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Swindle says the tower is behind a building that houses a police and fire station.

Paramedics tried to resuscitate the man, but he was pronounced dead.

The incident is being investigated by Maryland Occupational Safety and Health.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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