A 34-year-old Manitoulin island man has been killed in a single vehicle accident.

The East Algoma OPP say Shawn Gibbons of Mindemoya was pronounced dead at the scene after his vehicle left Highway 129 and went through a guardrail before landing upside down in the Mississaugi River.

The single vehicle collision happened about 50 kilometres north of Highway 17 on Thursday evening.