A 27-year-old man from the Saint John area has died after striking a telephone pole with his ATV in French Village on Friday night.

Sgt. Colin Flynn of the Kennebecasis Regional Police Force said the man was alone and driving on a residential road at the time of the accident. 

Police and paramedics responded to the crash just before midnight.

The man was taken to hospital, where he later died, Flynn said.

The incident remains under investigation.