A man working on a cell tower fell more than 80 feet was seriously injured on Dec. 23 in Marcy, N.Y. He was rescued by members of the Maynard Fire Department and transported to St. Elizabeth Medical Center, according to The Utica Observer-Dispatch, and later moved to Strong Hospital in Rochester.
The man, who has been upgraded to stable condition, had multiple broken bones after landing on a platform 15 feet from the ground, according to Maynard fire officials. He was found wearing a safety harness. His name was not released by authorities.
The Observer-Dispatch reported that the man worked for Patriot Towers, based in Scottsville, N.Y.