Police have laid charges following a fatal crash southeast of Strathroy on Tuesday night.

Officers were called to the scene at Adelaide Road and Scotchmere Drive shortly after 6 p.m. for a report of a collision.

According to investigators, a westbound van collided with a southbound pickup truck, killing a 37-year-old man from Mt. Brydges.

The man's family has asked that his identity not be released.

The driver of the van, John Melo, 56, of Strathroy-Caradoc has been charged with failing to yield to traffic on a through highway.