NORTH FRONTENAC, Ont. -- Provincial police say a man is dead after a all-terrain vehicle crashed west of Ottawa.

OPP say they were called to the collision on Friday around 12 p.m. in North Frontenac, Ont.

Investigators say an ATV crashed after it left a trail and went over a steep embankment.

They say a male passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Police have identified the deceased as Gerard MacDonald, 56, of North Dundas, Ont.