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N.H. worker dies in Rowley after falling from 50-foot tree

A New Hampshire tree worker died Thursday morning after falling from a 50-foot tree in Rowley, officials said.

David Bova, 34, of Salem, N.H., was preparing to remove a branch outside a home at 29 Main St. when he suddenly fell, according to a statement from the Essex County district attorney’s office. The incident occurred between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m., the statement said.

Bova was working with a crew from Mayer Tree Service, a company based in Essex.

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He was immediately transported to Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport, where he was pronounced dead later that morning.

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Foul play is not suspected, but state and local police are still investigating the incident.

No further information was immediately available.

Elise Takahama can be reached at elise.takahama@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @elisetakahama.