A Nine Mile Creek man was pronounced dead at the scene Monday shortly after being discovered unconscious in his driveway by a passing snow-plow driver.
Queens District RCMP, the North River Fire Department and Island EMS responded to the call at approximately 3:20 p.m.
The unconscious man was pronounced deceased upon the arrival of emergency services personnel.
The Provincial Coroner's Office was notified and an autopsy will be performed at a later date.
The preliminary investigation has been completed and foul play is not suspected, said police.
The name of the deceased is being withheld by police pending notification of next-of-kin.