SUDBURY -- Ontario Provincial Police are investigating the single-vehicle crash that killed one person on Highway 17 near Wawa.

Officers were called to the scene about 10 kilometres south of Wawa at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday, police said in a news release.

"The vehicle passenger was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries and later succumbed to them," said police. "The driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries."

An investigation is ongoing, and there is no word on the cause of the crash or if any charges are pending.

More details to come as they are made available.