06/28/2015 09:30 EDT | Updated 06/28/2016 05:12 EDT

Pierrefonds motorcyclist dead after falling off Champlain Bridge

A motorcyclist from Pierrefonds, Que. has died after a crash on the Champlain Bridge last night.

Witnesses say the man, who was in his 20s, was driving at a high speed when he hit a concrete barrier. The impact flung him off of the bike and he ended up in the Saint Lawrence River below.

Firefighters retrieved the man's body from the water.

Police are not releasing the identity of the man.