Motorcyclist dies following crash on Highway 311: RCMP

RCMP are investigating a fatal crash between a car and a motorcycle that occurred on Highway 311 south of Tatamagouche on Saturday. 

Colchester District RCMP responded to a report of the collision near The Falls around 1:15 p.m. 

Police say the car was travelling northbound on Highway 311 and turning onto Balmoral Road when the southbound motorcycle collided with it. 

The driver of the motorcycle died at the scene. 

RCMP say no further details about the man are being released at this time pending the notification of next of kin. 

The lone driver of the car, a 46-year-old woman, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and later released. 

An RCMP Collision Analyst was called to the scene to investigate. 

A section of Highway 311 remained closed until 7:30 p.m.