Bonavista RCMP are investigating a fatal single vehicle collision north of Newman’s cove that has claimed the life of a 61-year-old Bonavista man.

The man was the driver and only occupant of the vehicle.

At approximately 1:50 p.m., Bonavista RCMP received a report of the single vehicle collision. The vehicle had left the road and struck an un-occupied building.

A senior RCMP collision analyst attended the scene. The office of the Chief Medical Examiner has been engaged. The investigation is ongoing.