SUDBURY -- Police are investigating a fatal ATV crash that killed a North Bay resident in Phelps Township on Saturday.

Officers responded to the single-vehicle crash on a snowmobile trail at noon on Saturday, northeast of the gateway city. 

"The collision occurred when the ATV veered off the trail," said OPP in a news release. "A person from North Bay was pronounced deceased at the scene."

An investigation in the cause of the collision is continuing with the help of the Chief Coroner, Ontario Provincial Police Traffic Collision Investigator and a collision reconstructionist.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

More details to come as they become available.