A two-vehicle crash on Highway 401 has claimed the life of a West Perth man.

Police say 28-year-old James Baillie was the lone occupant in a vehicle that collided with a tractor trailer in the eastbound lanes of the highway in Chatham.

It happened around 3 o’clock Wednesday afternoon.

He was transported to hospital where he later died while the driver of the truck wasn’t injured.

No charges have been laid so far and the collision remains under investigation.