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(CBC)

A 45-year-old Woodstock man is dead following a single-vehicle crash on Thursday in Baie Verte.

The victim's name is not being released at this time.

RCMP say the man's vehicle left the road on Route 16 in Baie Verte and hit a culvert.

Route 16 runs from the Confederation Bridge to the Trans-Canada Highway, connecting to it near the New Brunswick-Nova Scotia border

The victim was taken to Sackville Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The victim was the only person in the vehicle.

RCMP are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash. Impairment and distracted driving have not been ruled out as possible factors.