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Man dies while dismantling radio tower

August 1, 2019

DEERFIELD, N.H. (AP) — Fire officials in New Hampshire say a ham radio enthusiast was killed when a radio tower he and a friend were dismantling collapsed.

WMUR-TV reports Joe Areyzaga, of Goffstown, and an amateur radio friend were harnessed to a section of tower more than 40 feet up in Deerfield over the weekend when the tower collapsed.

Areyzaga was killed and his friend was seriously injured.

His wife, Elizabeth Areyzaga, said he oversaw the grounds of Manchester’s public schools for 20 years.

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Information from: WMUR-TV, http://wmur.com

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