A 57-year-old man is dead after his pickup truck hit a tree in west Ottawa on Tuesday night.

Ottawa paramedics said they were called to a crash on Richmond Road south of Fallowfield Road just after 8 p.m.

They said a man driving alone in a pickup truck had hit a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ottawa police are investigating the collision. Richmond Road was closed from Fallowfield Road to Rushmore Road, but has since reopened.