New Brunswick RCMP say a 71-year-old Dalhousie man has died after his ATV struck a moose.

RCMP saythecrash happened Tuesday around 3 p.m. near Island Lake, about 25 km west of Bathurst, N.B.

The man was traveling west from Sormany with the crash happened. The victim passed away at the scene as a result of his injuries.

His name is not being released at this time.