A snowmobile crash near Lake Joseph Road has left one rider dead and the other seriously injured.

The crash happened around 1:00 am this morning.

Two men were riding on the same snowmobile when it hit a tree.

The driver, 34-year-old Matthew Lusk of Georgian Bay Township, has been pronounced dead.

The passenger, a 31-year-old man also from Georgian Bay Township was airlifted to Sudbury for treatment.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.