The RCMP is investigating a fatal vehicle collision that happened just outside Port Rexton early Sunday morning.

Police were called to Route 230 at roughly 5:30 a.m. to the scene of the accident, where the male driver of a vehicle was pronounced dead.

The man, 34, from the Bonavista Peninsula, was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

A collision analyst was on the scene Sunday to assist with the investigation.

The RCMP said alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the collision.

Police said the man's name is being withheld, pending notification of next of kin.