One man is dead after a collision between two tractor trailers on Highway 401 near Cornwall on Thursday night.

It happened on the 401's eastbound lanes west of Boundary Road just before 9 p.m., OPP said in a media release.

A 59-year-old man from Quebec who was driving one of the trucks was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver was not injured.

The OPP investigation continues and the highway has been fully reopened.