Emergency responders have shut down a section of Highway 12 while they investigate a fatal motorcycle crash.

RCMP said the 51-year-old driver died after suffering serious injuries. The crash happened near Aldersville, which is located between Kentville and New Ross.

An EHS Lifeflight helicopter has landed in a nearby field.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, which happened around 12:30 p.m.

A traffic reconstructionist is also at the scene, trying to determine the cause of the crash. It’s expected the highway will be closed for several hours.