A man is dead following an incident Wednesday afternoon on Provincial Road 302, one mile south of Richer.

Fire Chief Ed Belisle says there were called to the scene shortly after 4:00 p.m.

He says a Ford cargo van had veered off the road and collided with a tree.

Belisle says it appears the driver had some sort of medical problem that led to the mishap.

He adds the deceased is a 64-year-old male from La Broquerie.