Police: Ambulance stolen, taken on 40-mile joyride

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AMHERST, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A 38-year-old  Easthampton man was killed while cutting down a tree in Amherst Tuesday morning, according to the Northwestern District Attorney's office.

Mary Carey, spokesperson for the Northwestern District Attorney said the fatal incident occurred on Flat Hills Road around 9 a.m.

Amherst and State Police assigned to the Northwestern District Attorney's office first arrived to the scene.

Carey noted no foul play is suspected, and a compliance officer from OSHA is handling the investigation.

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