Major Crash are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal crash at Compton, near Mount Gambier yesterday evening.
Just before 6.45pm, Monday 30 October, emergency services responded to the intersection of Carpenter Rocks Road and McNamara Park Road, after a car collided with a tree.
The driver, a 25-year-old Mount Gambier man died at the scene.
The intersection of Carpenter Rocks Road and McNamara Park Road was closed closed while Major Crash examined the scene but has since reopened.
The man's death takes the State's road toll to 83, compared to 70 at the same time last year.