Names of Archer County Cell Tower Victims Released

Published 08/24 2012 05:25PM

Updated 08/24 2012 07:04PM

    We now know the names of the two men who fell at least 30 feet to the ground after working on a cell tower in Archer City.
    They are 24-year-old James Allen Gatlin from Alpine, AZ and 32-year-old Christopher Neal Tallman who's from North Carolina.
    Both men are listed in good condition at United Regional.
    Tallman suffered a ruptured spleen, a lacerated arm, and fractured his back.
    Authorities describe Gatlin's injuries as "extensive."
    Both had been working for Morriha Technologies based out of the metroplex.
    Archer County authorities say the men were climbing down from the cell tower when the safety line malfunctioned and they fell from 30 to 35 feet.

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