High winds blamed for Texas tall tower collapse, but corossion appears to be the culprit

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A 988-foot TV broadcast tower collapsed in Robstown, Texas yesterday morning as a result of a rusted guy wire that detached near its anchor. No tower techs or station personnel were on site when the structure failed.

A transmitter building was slighting damaged on one corner after the guyed tower fell at approximately 8:30 a.m
 

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