UPDATE: All lanes on Highway 19 north of Lantzville re-opened following fatal motorcycle crash.
A male motorcyclist has died after losing control of his motorcycle and driving off the right side of Highway 19, in the 8300 block, near Bayview Park Drive.
The incident was reported at approximately 4:15 pm on Friday.
The accident closed one north bound lane while the incident was investigated.
Southbound traffic was not affected.
There were reports that traffic was also backed up through Lantzville on Lantzville Road.
The closed northbound lane on Highway 19 was re-opened to traffic just after 7 p.m.