A motorcyclist is dead after a crash on Old Highway 17, just east of Arnprior, Ontario Provincial Police say.

It happened at about 7:15 p.m. near Thomas Elliott Road when a car and a motorcycle collided.

The driver of the car was taken to hospital with injuries that weren't life-threatening.

Old Highway 17 was closed between County Road 29 and Kinburn Side Road, but has since reopened.

The collision is under investigation and OPP are asking anyone who may have any information to call 613-270-9171.