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February 27--  One man was killed and another was injured Sunday afternoon when a communications tower collapsed in south Toombs County.

Authorities say the two were in the process of taking down a ham radio tower at the home of Fred Dennis, Jr. at 199 Highway 147 south of Lyons.

Toombs County Sheriff Junior Kight reports David Edward Lynn and Thomas Lee Brantley, both age 42 of Brunswick, were on the tower when it fell just after four p.m. 

Lynn suffered fatal head injuries.  Brantley was flown to Memorial Medical Center in Savannah in critical condition.