Lambton County OPP have released the name of the 42-year-old man who died after the vehicle he was driving crashed into the St. Clair river.

John Gray from Sarnia was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police continue to investigate the incident on St. Clair Parkway in the area of Ward Line at around 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Officers say a Chrysler vehicle was travelling south on St. Clair Parkway when it left the roadway and entered into the St. Clair river.

OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators were called in to assist and traffic was diverted around the area for several hours while the investigation was conducted.