Man in Fort Wayne dies after falling off ladder

Police in Fort Wayne responded to the scene after a man fell off a ladder Monday morning. (Provided Photo/WANE)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A man died late morning Monday in Fort Wayne after falling from a ladder at a near-downtown home.

Fort Wayne Police were called around 11 a.m. to a home at 824 Walnut St. on a report of a man down, dead. An officer at the scene said a man fell from a ladder at the address.

The officer said the incident is being investigated as an accident.

Police wrapped the front side of the property in yellow tape. A small crowd gathered in front of the bright green two-story home while crime scene investigators worked.