A 65-year-old man has died after he fell from a scissor lift at a business in Mount Pearl.

The incident happened inside the Mile 1 Harley-Davidson dealership on Allston Street, off Kenmount Road.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary won't say what happened, nor how far the man fell.

Police did confirm that the man was an employee.

A spokesperson for Service NL said it is investigating the incident.