A 24-year-old Tantallon man is dead after a motorcycle crash on the Prospect Road outside Halifax.

Tantallon RCMP say the man died of his injuries when he lost control of his bike and left the road at around 7:30 p.m. Monday evening.

He died at the scene.

Police say the man was travelling toward Halifax on Prospect Road when he lost control around a turn. 

At the request of the family the victim's name will not be released, police say.
 
The road was closed for several hours. The crash remains under investigation.