A 55-year-old man from Denare Beach is dead following a single vehicle crash 24 km south of the Bloomfield Resort.

The accident on Highway 106 was reported around 4:30 yesterday afternoon.

Deschambault Lake RCMP Sgt. Gary Bonneau says a witness saw the vehicle leave the road, after the driver experienced an apparent medical problem.

Bonneau says the coroner has ordered an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.

The man was alone in the vehicle and his name will not be released.