One person is dead following an ATV accident Sunday in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut.

Sanikiluaq, Nunavut

RCMP say they were called at around 12:30 a.m. Aug. 3 to a single all-terrain vehicle accident outside the community.

Two people were thrown from the vehicle. Both were able to transport themselves to the community's health centre.

Police say the 39-year-old driver later died from his injuries. The 22-year-old passenger received minor injuries.

Sanikiluaq RCMP, an RCMP traffic analyst and Nunavut's Office of the Coroner are investigating.