A 45-year-old man from Grand Lake is dead following a motorcycle crash early Tuesday morning in Enfield.

According to Cpl. Joe Taplin of the Halifax RCMP, police received a 911 call at 6:53 a.m. from a resident who found the victim lying beside a motorcycle in a ditch on Highway 2.

Taplin said they think the accident might have happened around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday as the same resident heard a crash at that time, but looked out and didn't see anything.

 

"But when he went out this morning, that is when the body was discovered," Taplin said. "It looks like he lost control, went through the ditch and landed in a wooded area in between two residences."

The accident is under investigation. Police haven't released the victim's name as next-of-kin is being notified.