MONTREAL - A 45-year-old man is dead after falling from a ladder while trimming a tree in Montreal.

Montreal police were called to a home in the city's Notre-Dame-de-Grace neighbourhood around 11:20 a.m. Saturday.

Spokeswoman Veronique Comtois says the man suffered a head injury and was declared dead in hospital.

Authorities weren't immediately able to confirm the height of the fall or what caused it.

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