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Man dies in Sydney’s North Shore after falling five metres from a tree 

Man dies in Sydney’s North Shore after falling five metres from a tree

  • Paramedics were unable to save a man in his 60s who fell five metres from a tree 
  • Two people gave him CPR before paramedics arrived but he died at the scene
  • Pictures from the scene show a ladder propped up against a tree 
  • NSW Police officers were also seen wrapping police tape around the property 

A man in his 60s has died after falling five metres from a tree in Sydney’s Upper North Shore.

Ambulance crews and a Careflight helicopter were called to a home on Torokina Avenue in St Ives at midday on Wednesday.

Two people were performing CPR on the man when paramedics arrived but he died at the scene. 

The man who died was reportedly having a ‘suspected medical episode’. 

Pictures from the scene show a ladder leaning against tree, which is likely what the man climbed up before he fell. 

NSW Police officers were seen wrapping police tape around the home while a man and a woman stood on the doorstep.  

More to come. 

A ladder propped up against a tree at a home on Torokina Avenue in St Ives in Sydney’s Upper North Shore. A man in his 60s died after falling five metres from the tree on Wednesday

NSW Police officers (pictured) were seen wrapping police tape around the home

NSW Police officers (pictured) were seen wrapping police tape around the home

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