Tuesday, May 28, 2024

[WATCH]: Naked North Carolina man climbs a transmission tower in Winston-Salem

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A video obtained by The North Carolina Beat shows a naked man on top of a transmission power tower in Winston-Salem, North Carolina last week.

According to online reports, the man was spotted off Peters Creek Parkway, and several agencies responded after 911 received calls about a naked man climbing a Duke Energy transmission tower. Duke Energy officials had to shut off the power in the area, resulting in blackouts in several residential areas and businesses.

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When first responders arrived at the scene, they determined that the man was struggling with mental health issues. As a result, Winston-Salem’s Crisis Negotiation Team and the Behavioral Evaluation and Response Team were dispatched to the scene.

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The man spent three and a half hours on top of the transmission tower before he began descending and safely reached the ground. Officers quickly took the unidentified man to a mental health center for treatment.

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Local mental health expert Nannette Funderburk emphasizes the importance of recognizing that individuals experiencinga mental health crisis are not only human but also someone’s loved one.

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Hi, my name is Gerald Jackson and I am 28-years-old. I was born and raised in Troy, Alabama. I currently reside in North Carolina. I am a Journalist, Influencer, Content Creator, and a Man of Faith! I don't shy away from the truth, always speak my mind, and before I take anything back, I'll add more to it. Follow me on my social media below to keep up with my personal life. LOL!

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