A single vehicle crash on Route 2 in Inverness has taken the life of a 20-year old man on Thursday night.
Prince District RCMP say the young man was the only occupant of a vehicle that left the highway and hit a large tree after failing to negotiate a turn.
The vehicle was traveling east on Route 2.
The Mounties were at the scene at just after 11.00 on Thursday night.
The driver was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
The Tyne Valley Fire Department and Island EMS also responded.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.