At around 6.38pm on Thursday evening, 16 June, police were alerted to a serious road traffic collision just off the A30 at the Daisymount roundabout on the B3174, near Ottery St Mary.
A white Nissan Kubistar van, travelling from Ottery St Mary had been involved in a single vehicle collision.
Fire and ambulance emergency services were also at the scene. The road was closed and was reopened shortly before midnight.
As a result of the collision, the single occupant sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead at the scene. He is thought to be a man in his fifties from the Exeter area. Police are still attempting to locate the next of kin.
If anyone was in the area and has any information about this incident please contact police via firstname.lastname@example.org and quote log 778 of 16 June 2016.