The following announcement was posted on Ozark Public Televisions Facebook Thursday night:
“Ozarks Public Television is deeply saddened to confirm that our broadcast tower collapsed during maintenance, and that a member of the maintenance crew was killed. Our hearts are heavy, and our thoughts are with those who were affected by this tragedy.
We are working to restore service to viewers as quickly as we are able. Subscribers to AT&T U-verse and Mediacom should be receiving the station as normal. We are working to restore services to satellite and over-the-air viewers. Thank you for your patience and expressions of kindness during this difficult time.”