Dawson County tower collapses - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

12/12/09

Dawson County tower collapses

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -Ice could be to blame for a tower collapse in Dawson county. The 400-foot radio repeater tower fell Tuesday, south of Lamesa. It's owned by South Plains Communications out of Lubbock. A manager told the Lamesa Press-Reporter they think it collapsed due to a buildup of ice, but that has not been confirmed.

The tower fell before 70-mile per hour winds hit the area. Local City and County communications had move to different tower.

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