Fatal ladder fall

A 73-YEAR-old Briagolong man died when he fell from a ladder at his home at 1pm on Thursday.

Police believe the man was attempting to fix roofing materials which had come loose in high winds.

The man’s 74-year-old neighbour administered CPR for almost 30 minutes but she was unable to revive the man who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are preparing a report for the coroner.