Police: Man Falls From Tree Trimming Truck, Dies


Authorities in Rhode Island say a man died over the weekend after falling from a 50-foot bucket of a tree trimming truck.

WJAR reports police responded to a call in Hopkinton at about 3:45 p.m. Saturday afternoon. Police say arriving officers found the injured 49-year-old man in front of a home at 7 Stacey Lane.

The victim was rushed to Westerly Hospital with a traumatic arm injury where he later died.

The name of the victim wasn't released pending notification of relatives.

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