RCMP are continuing to investigate the fatal ATV-moose collision. (CBC)

A Dalhousie man was killed on Tuesday when his all-terrain vehicle struck a moose.

RCMP say the collision occurred near Island Lake, about 25 kilometres west of Bathurst, at about 3 p.m.

The 71-year-old man died at the scene, Sgt. Dan Dorais said in a statement.

He had been travelling west from Sormany at the time, said Dorais.

The victim's name has not been released.

The investigation continues.