Ottawa Paramedics say a 39-year-old man is dead following a traffic collision in south Ottawa.

It happened on Rideau Road at Power Road between Bank Road and Hawthorne Road in south Ottawa around 7 Thursday morning.

Reports indicate the crash involves a motorcycle and a truck.  The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Rideau Road between Bank Street and Hawthorne Road is closed as police investigate.

More to come.