In a press release issued this evening, police say the accident occurred late this afternoon, two kilometres north of Port Rexton.
According to RCMP, a male driver was pronounced dead at the scene and a female passenger was transported to G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville with undetermined injuries.
A collision analyst from RCMP Traffic Services is on scene assisting with the ongoing investigation.
Bonavista RCMP will provide more details as they become available.