66-year old man rescued from Ham radio tower

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A rescue in Rapid City, a man stuck on a Ham radio tower on Big Piney Road.

The man was stuck about 20-feet above ground and the Sheriff’s office says his arm was pinned under a retractable part of the tower.

A high angle rescue was preformed and the jaws of life were then used to free the mans arm from the tower.

The man was wearing no safety equipment and he was there helping a friend do some work on the tower.

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