HALIFAX -- A man has died after he was struck by a vehicle in New Perth, P.E.I., over the weekend.

The RCMP, Montague Fire Department and Island EMS responded to the collision on Route 3 around 11:20 p.m. Saturday.

Police say the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The 44-year-old man was from Charlottetown.

Road conditions were clear at the time.

Police say the highway was closed for more than three hours as a collision analyst attended the scene.

Police say the incident is still under investigation at this time.

They did not release any other details about the collision.