Man gets tangled after parachuting off tower in Menomonie

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Menomonie officials responded to a person who was entangled in a guy wire on the Charter Communications tower.

Menomonie Police Department says 20-year-old Mason Barth called 911 after he attempted to base jump from the 300-foot tower and became entangled 50 feet above the ground. They were called to the incident Thursday at 8:37 a.m.

Officials say Barth was rescued at 9:34 a.m. and was taken to a local hospital where he was treated and then arrested for criminal trespass to property.

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