One person is dead after a single-motor vehicle collision south of Dryden on Sunday.

OPP responded to the crash on Highway 502 around 1 p.m. and police say the vehicle, which was travelling south, lost control and struck a rock face.

A small fire broke out in the bush at the scene but was extinguished before emergency crews arrived.

Dryden paramedics, Oxdrift Volunteer Fire Department and a Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry fire crew attended the collision scene.

Three occupants of the vehicle were taken to Dryden for medical treatment and one occupant was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Highway 502 was closed for about five hours following the incident.

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