RCMP in Prince Edward Island say an autopsy will be carried out on a man whose body was found in his driveway.

Police say the man was found unconscious around 3:20 p.m. Monday by a passing snow plow driver in the Nine Mile Creek area.

Paramedics were called and they pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Police say their preliminary investigation has ruled out foul play.

The man's name has not been released.