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Man dies after falling from bucket truck in Hopkinton

HOPKINTON, R.I. (WPRI) -- A man has died after falling from the bucket of a tree trimming truck Saturday afternoon, according to police.

Hopkinton police and Ashaway fire crews responded to Stacey Lane around 3:43 p.m.

Detective John Forbes, tells Eyewitness News, a 49-year-old man was found in the front of the residence.

The victim was transported to Westerly Hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police are not releasing the name of the victim pending family notification.


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