One man is dead after a single-vehicle crash on Highway 401 in South Stormont Township Friday evening.

Justin Hess, 25, of Morrisburg, Ont. south of Ottawa received fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 7 p.m., according to Stormont Dundas and Glengarry OPP.

Highway 401 was closed in that area and traffic was rerouted for about three hours.

OPP are continuing their investigation into the crash.