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1 dead, 1 injured after incident at KRMG AM transmitter site
SAND SPRINGS, Okla. - Tulsa County deputies say they were called to the KRMG AM Transmitter Site around 10 o’clock Sunday morning.
They say when they arrived they found two individuals who had appeared to have been electrocuted.
One of the individuals died in the incident the other has been taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition.
Deputies say tools found on scene would indicate the two were trying to steal copper from the transmitter site.
Deputies arrested Angie West on Sunday, who they say is the girlfriend of the man who died. West told deputies she drove the two men to the site in an attempt to steal copper.
Deputies said West could face a murder charge for her involvement in the matter.
Cox Media Group Tulsa Market Vice President Cathy Gunther has released this statement:
“Early this morning two individuals broke into the KRMG AM transmitter site. It appears they attempted to access a building through a conduit and were electrocuted. One of the individuals is deceased and one was transported to the hospital. From the tools and materials found at the site, it appears that they were attempting to steal copper.
The safety of our community is of utmost importance – please do not enter any transmitter site, for any reason, as the area is extremely dangerous.
Deputies arrested Angie West on Sunday, who they say is the girlfriend of the man who died.
West told deputies she drove the two men to the site in an attempt to steal copper.
Deputies say she fell asleep in the car and drove away the next morning thinking the two men may have ran away from authorities in the area.
Sand Springs OK is 840 miles from Niceville.