Lower Northfield crash

A 39-year-old Lower Northfield man died in a crash Saturday morning in Lunenburg County. (David Thurton, CBC News)

Police have identified the man who died in a crash Saturday morning in Lunenburg County as 37-year-old Peter Bentley from Lower Northfield, N.S.

RCMP said he was driving a car that collided with an SUV around 8 a.m. in Lower Northfield.

The driver of the SUV was a 59-year-old woman. She was flown by LifeFlight to the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre with serious injuries. She is also from Lunenburg County, police said.

An RCMP traffic analyst has been called to help with the investigation.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.