Nunavut RCMP are investigating a crash in Whale Cove that killed one man and sent a woman to hospital with critical injuries. 

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Police in Whale Cove, Nunavut, are investigating a fatal rollover that happened on Sunday on the road from the airport.

Police say the driver rolled the vehicle on the road from the airport shortly before 3:00 pm on Sunday. 

"One man succumbed to injuries on the scene," says Sgt. Yvonne Niego. "The female occupant was ejected from the vehicle and is in critical condition, medevaced to Winnipeg."

Niego says the man who died was from Arviat, Nunavut, and the woman lives in Whale Cove. 

Police are not providing their names or any further details until officers have finished notifying family members. 

Niego says officers are working with the Coroner's Office to determine how and why the vehicle flipped over.