A 26-year-old man from Sylvan Lake is dead and another man is injured.

The two men were riding dirt bikes when they crashed.

RCMP say it happened Saturday morning in a back lane behind the Lodge Place in Sylvan Lake.

The 26-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene and a 27-year-old man was airlifted to hospital.

RCMP suspect alcohol and drugs played a role in the crash. Neither man was wearing a helmet