A man has died after his motorcycle collided with a deer on Highway 102 near Truro, N.S.

Police say the crash happened near Exit 13a in Millbrook, N.S., shortly after 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released but he has been identified as a 60-year-old man from West St. Andrews.

The stretch of highway between Exit 12 and Exit 13 northbound was closed for several hours. It has since reopened.