Gardai have launched an investigation after a man died when he fell from a ladder in Letterkenny.
The accident happened in the Mountaintop area.
Emergency personnel rushed to the scene and the man was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital.
However, he was pronounced dead a short time later as a result of his injuries.
The man, who is in his late 40s and from Letterkenny, has not yet been named.
It is understood the man was working for a company and was carrying out emergency work on the house at Foxhills.
Both the Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority are carrying out investigations into the cause of the accident.Tags: