One man has died after his snowmobile hit a rock on the frozen French River.

Fifty-nine-year-old Ronald, a resident of French River, was snowmobiling with five other people at the time of the fatal crash.

Leduc was the lead sled when he hit a rock on the frozen lake and was thrown from his vehicle.

The fatal crash took place around 6:00pm Saturday.

Investigators looking into the case are from the Parry Sound detachment from the OPP.

There will be an autopsy.