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Man injured after falling from water tower near UT Tyler

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TYLER (KYTX) - Tyler Police Department responded to a call about a person that fell from a water tower on Patriot Drive early Thursday morning.

Around 3:45 a.m., 25-year-old Logan Wilson and two of his friends climbed a water tower on the 2900 block of Rockbridge Road in Tyler near UT Tyler to observe the scenic view.

Logan stepped too close to the edge if the tower that is under construction and fell.

According to Tyler Police Officer Don Martin, Logan fell about 50 feet and was transported to East Texas Medical Center in Tyler with minor injuries.

Alcohol allegedly was involved.

Logan remains in the hospital in good condition.

 

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