Broomfield man dies in South Dakota cell tower fall

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RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a technician who fell from a cell tower in southwestern South Dakota.

Pennington County sheriff’s officials say 23-year-old Andrew Psomas, of Broomfield, died Jan. 10 while working on a tower near Caputa east of Rapid City.

Psomas was working for True North Tower, a company based in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota.

OSHA has six months to conduct an investigation into the death. It can issue citations or propose fines if the agency finds safety violations.

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