NORTH RIVER, N.S. -- One person is dead and another injured following a single vehicle accident Sunday afternoon in Lunenburg County, N.S.

RCMP say they were called shortly after 1 p.m. to North River, where a driver had lost control of a vehicle on North River Road.

They say the car was heavily damaged and overturned in the ditch.

Both the driver and the passenger were ejected from the vehicle.

A 31-year-old man was reported dead on scene, while a 28-year-old woman was airlifted to Halifax with serious injuries.

The investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 31, 2020.