A 47-year-old Leamington man died after his pickup truck went into a ditch just north of Wheatley, Ont.

Emergency crews were called to Wheatley Road and Essex Road 8 at 4:22 a.m. Sunday morning.

Chatham-Kent police say a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was travelling east on Essex Road 8 and failed to stop at the "T" intersection. It hit the ditch on the east side of Wheatley Road.

The man from Leamington was the only person in the vehicle.

Wheatley Road was closed for several hours while officers investigated.

This collision is being investigated by the Chatham-Kent police traffic management unit. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Michael Pearce at 519-355-1092 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).