A 56-year-old man has died following a motorcycle crash on Highway 3 near Dunnville.

The single motorcycle was the only one involved in the crash near Crown Road around 5 p.m. Sunday.

Police say for unknown reasons the motorcycle left the roadway and crashed into the ditch on the south side of the road.

The man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead.

Highway 3 was closed between Hutchinson Road and Crown Road for approximately eight hours while investigators were on scene but has since reopened.