10/21/2012 12:14 EDT | Updated 12/21/2012 05:12 EST

Man killed in late-night crash involving Porsche

Toronto police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred in the city's east end early Sunday.

The crash happened near Birchmount Road and McNicoll Avenue. Police were called to the scene at 3:25 a.m.

Const. Hugh Smith told CBC Toronto that there were two young men in the vehicle — a late-model Porsche — at the time of the crash.

The car struck a tree and ended up in a yard.

The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver was taken to hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.