Speed is suspected as the cause of a fatal single-motorcycle crash in west Ottawa Tuesday morning.

Ottawa police said they were investigating the Kanata crash with one male victim around 5:45 a.m.

They said speed is likely a factor in the crash, not the road conditions at the time.

"Indications are that weather was not a factor, there were no other vehicles that we could see," said Acting Sgt. Chris Rolofs. "It does look at this point that speed was definitely a factor."

The roads that were re-opened just before 11 a.m. were:

Police said the victim was wearing a helmet. His name has not been released.

With a report from CTV Ottawa’s Catherine Lathem