A snowmobile crash near Bancroft, Ont., has left one person dead and another with life-threatening injuries.

The Ontario Provincial Police were called to the scene of a crash on Allen Lake at 6:50 a.m. Sunday.

Police say that a male was the driver of a snowmobile that struck a tree.

He died at the scene.

A second female passenger was airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital.

Police have not released the name of either the deceased or the injured passenger.

The crash remains under investigation, though police say speed may be a factor.