MONTREAL -- A 45-year-old man was rushed to the hospital where he died after falling while cutting branches in NDG.

SPVM officers responded to the 911 call at around 11:20 a.m. Saturday at a home on Terrebonne St. near the corner of Montclair Ave. after the man fell from a ladder while trimming branches and sustained a head injury.

He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant said the police are assisting the coroner, as the fall was deemed accidental and not a criminal matter.

"Circumstances surrounding the fall still to be determined," said Brabant.