A man in his 50s died after falling off a ladder while doing home remodeling work.
It happened just before 3 p.m. Thursday at a house on Northeast 74th Avenue in Hillsboro.
The man was about 15 feet up on his ladder when it started to slide, a co-worker on an adjacent ladder tried to catch him but couldn't.
The man landed on concrete and died at the scene.
His identity has not been released.
Nobody was inside the home at the time.
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