A 41-year-old man from Sydney Mines, N.S., was killed in a motorcycle accident near Ironville, N.S., on Thursday afternoon.

A news release from Cape Breton Regional Police says members of the traffic safety and forensic identification units responded to the crash along Highway 223 around 3 p.m.

The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in the crash.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the accident is still under investigation.