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Police: Man tries parachuting off 300-foot tower in Menomonie, gets caught in guy-wire

Menomonie (WQOW) – A man is OK after Menomonie police say he parachuted off a 300-foot Charter Communications tower and got tangled in a guy-wire.

Menomonie police say Mason Barth, 20, called 911 for help when he got caught about 50 feet above ground. It took authorities roughly one hour to get him freed and safely to the ground.

Barth was arrested for criminal trespass to property.

Photos Courtesy of Menomonie Police

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