Highway 11 in Bouctouche

RCMP say the victim had pulled his vehicle over along Highway 11 in Bouctouche when he was struck by another vehicle. (Google Maps)

A 48-year-old Moncton man was killed by a vehicle in Bouctouche on Wednesday while trying to assist another motorist.

The fatal collision occurred on Highway 11, say RCMP.

The man was struck by a moving vehicle after he had pulled over and stepped out of his vehicle to assist someone who was having mechanical problems, Cpl. Daniel Melanson stated in a release.

The victim died at the scene.

His name is not being released until his family has been notified, said Melanson.

The investigation continues, according to the RCMP.