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Man injured Falling from Water Tower

 Kaufman Texas, - On January 30, 2011 at 9:21 Kaufman County deputies responded to a call regarding a man that had just fallen from a water tower.

Brandon Milley, 21, of Hampton Va. was working on the underneath portion of the top of the North Kaufman Water supply water tower on County Road 139, when he fell approximately 110 feet to the ground. A fellow worker who was moving some air lines turned to see Milley falling from the tower, along with the lift he was in. Milley sustained severe injuries, and was airlifted to Parkland hospital, in Dallas by Air One, where he was listed in critical condition.

Mr. Milley was employed by Worldwide Industrial Corporation, a company out of Butler Pa. to do maintenance on the water tower. As of Monday January 31st Mr. Milley’s condition is unknown. This case is still under investigation.