HALIFAX -- RCMP in Nova Scotia are investigating a fatal collision that happened on Highway 103 on Saturday.

Around 7:15 p.m. police, fire, and EHS members responded to the scene of a motor vehicle collision in Upper Tantallon, N.S.

Police determined that a motorcycle had been travelling east on Highway 103 when it left the roadway.

The motorcycle driver, a 70-year-old man from Lower Sackville, N.S., suffered life-threatening injuries and LifeFlight attended the scene.

The man died as a result of his injuries before he was transported to hospital.

The motorcycle passenger, a 51-year-old woman from Lower Sackville, suffered minor injuries and was transported to hospital.

A collision reconstructionist attended the scene. The investigation is ongoing.