By Chris Sheldon
The man who jumped to his death from the old Y107 radio tower at Memorial Parkway and Belmont Avenue on April 21 was a maintenance technician for a company that installs microwave and cellular antenna on towers.
The man was identified as Pedro Macias, a 60-year-old Cuban native who has been residing in Elizabeth and working for National Microwave Contractors.
"The victim was servicing the same antenna tower just last week for Verizon and was an experience tower climber," Long Branch Director of Public Safety Jason Roebuck said. "He has been with the company on and off since October, 1999."
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