A 26-year-old Clearview Township man is dead after a crash involving two vehicles near Stayner on Thursday night.

Emergency crews were called to the two-vehicle crash on Highway 26, between Klondike Park Road and the 12/13 Side Road, around 6:00 p.m.

Police say for an undetermined reason, the car the man was driving entered the opposite lane and struck another vehicle

A 72-year-old woman from Barrie, who was driving the other vehicle, was taken to hospital in Collingwood with minor injuries.

Police had the road closed for more than five hours for the investigation.