CONTRECOEUR, Que. - Quebec provincial police say a motorcyclist is dead after crash on Highway 30, northeast of Montreal.

The accident took place near Contrecoeur sometime late Friday night.

Police say they received a call from a motorist who reported the accident shortly before midnight.

Responding officers say they found motorcycle debris and its badly injured driver — a man in his 20s.

The victim was taken to hospital where he died early Saturday.

Spokeswoman Stephanie Jauvin says it doesn't appear any other vehicle was involved in the accident.

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