A 69-year-old Rocky Harbour man is dead following an accident east of Doyles Monday morning.
The lone occupant of a vehicle that crashed on the Trans-Canada Highway shortly after 9 a.m. was pronounced dead at the scene, reported the Port aux Basques RCMP detachment.
The exact cause of the collision is not yet known and the investigation is continuing.
Neither speed nor alcohol appear to be contributing factors, according to the RCMP. The name of the deceased is not being released at this time pending notification of next of kin.