A former resident of Baie Verte was pronounced dead at the scene of a single motor vehicle collision on Sunday Morning, 25km south of Baie Verte on Highway 410.
RCMP say they, along with other emergency personnel, were called to the scene of the accident at 9:30am on Sunday morning.
The man was the lone occupant in the vehicle that left the road and landed upside down in a body of water. The victim currently lives in the St. John's area, however his name is being withheld pending confirmation of next of kin.
The cause of the accident is still unknown. Police say a Collision Analyst was contacted, and the investigation is ongoing.
RCMP have yet to release many details, but a single-vehicle accident this morning on Highway 410 has claimed the life of a lone occupant.
Police are currently on the scene, and traffic is down to one lane. RCMP Traffic Services are on the way to the scene to conduct an on-site investigation, and RCMP say they're asking the public's patience over the next several hours.