A 24-year-old man from Lorette died on Thursday night in a collision on Provincial Road 207 south of the Trans-Canada Highway near Deacon’s Corner.
Police responded to a report of the crash around 11:05 p.m.
In a release on Friday afternoon, RCMP said their investigation has found that a northbound vehicle crossed into the oncoming lane and collided with a motorcycle.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, 31-year-old Jasen Chevalier of Ile des Chenes, was arrested and faces impaired driving charges including impaired operation of a conveyance causing death and impaired operation of a conveyance with blood alcohol concentration equal to or exceeding 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood causing death.