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Cell towers collapsed in West Virginia

Police in West Virginia say three people are dead after two cellphone towers collapsed.

Police say two contractors who were tethered to a 300-foot tower were killed when the structure collapsed yesterday.
     A firefighter died after a second, smaller tower collapsed minutes later.
      
Two other contractors who were also tethered to the larger tower were hurt and taken to a hospital.
The workers were doing maintenance to strengthen the tower's support when it collapsed.
   
The weight of the collapsed tower put stress on guide wires to the smaller tower.