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Tree falls on Massachusetts home, killing person inside

July 24, 2018

AGAWAM, Mass. (AP) — Police say a large tree has fallen on a home in Massachusetts, killing a person inside.

Agawam police say the tree fell on the home at about 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Police say they brought in heavy equipment to help remove the tree and the regional technical rescue team responded to the scene.

The street was blocked off for several hours but has since reopened.

The victim’s name was not immediately released, and authorities did not say what led the tree to topple.

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