12/01/2012 01:22 EST | Updated 01/31/2013 05:12 EST

Man dies after being thrown from his car

A man from Oka was killed overnight when he was thrown from his car into the thin ice of the Rivère du Nord.

The accident happened along Highway 158 in Lachute, Que.

The 26-year-old man lost control of his car while going around a curve on the highway.

Police found the man dead when they arrived on the scene.