Antenna worker falls to his death, two others seriously injured

URUGUAY – A 28-year-old antenna worker fell to his death, while two others were seriously injured in Rocha.

Footage of the incident shows Ricardo Matias Negrato, working with two coworkers, disassembling an old antenna when it suddenly collapses, sending them plunging to the ground.

Ricardo was dismembered from the fall and died at the scene while the two others were seriously injured.

According to reports, all the necessary security precautions were taken to avoid such a tragedy, but the heavily damaged condition of the antenna could be at fault.