LONDON, ONT. -- One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash northwest of St. Thomas Thursday.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Wellington Road and Ron McNeil Line around 4:45 p.m.

A southbound car reportedly crossed the center line, hitting a northbound pickup truck.

The driver of the southbound vehicle was killed while the truck driver was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The deceased has been identified as 54-year-old Carrie Avery of Southwold, Ont.

Wellington Road was closed for several hours while police investigated but has since reopened.

The investigation continues.