WINFIELD | A 1,250-foot radio tower north of Wichita has collapsed, possibly because of heavy ice.
The broadcast tower for KYQQ-FM fell on Saturday at a site near Winfield. No injuries or damage to surrounding structures was reported.
An initial examination by Journal Broadcast Group's engineers showed heavy icing from Saturday's storm as a possibly cause of the collapse. They are investigating whether other factors contributed.
By Sunday, the station's broadcast signal had been restored on an auxiliary site.
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