A Saskatoon man is dead after a jack holding a vehicle he was repairing slipped and the car fell on him.

Police said they were called to the 400 block of 3rd Avenue N. around 10:15 p.m. Saturday.

When officers arrived they found a man, 54, dead.

He had been conducting vehicle repairs when the jack holding the car slipped and he was crushed. No further details were released.