Police say one person is dead after an early morning collision west of Exeter.

First responders were called out to Ausable Line, between Dashwood Road and Huron Street West, around 4:15 Thursday morning.

Huron County OPP say a sedan had gone off the gravel road and collided with a tree.

One person was found dead in the vehicle and he has now been identified as a 16-year-old from Centralia.

An investigation into the collision continues.