Police are investigating a fatal accident on the Manuels Access Road Tuesday afternoon.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says a car travelling west lost control, crossed the median and ended up in the eastbound lane.
A female passenger died at the scene.
The male driver was taken to hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
The Manuels Access Road was closed to traffic in both directions for several hours as police investigated.