Two people are dead following a head-on collision between a car and van near Alliston early Wednesday morning.

Emergency crews were called to Highway 89 near the 9th Line in New Tecumseth, just after 1 a.m.

Police say both drivers, a 24-year-old man from Adjala-Tosorontio and a 64-year-old man from Kleinburg, were killed in the crash. There were no passengers in either vehicle.

Police had the road closed for several hours for their investigation but it reopened shorty after 8 a.m.

The investigation into what caused the crash continues.