TRAGICALLY another person has died in a collision on a Somerset road.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the fatal crash at around 9.55pm yesterday (Wednesday, October 20).

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said the incident involved a van and a lorry on the A37 Whitstone Road, Shepton Mallet.

The spokesperson added: "Sadly, the male driver of the van, a white Ford Transit, died at the scene.

"His next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with them.

"Anyone who saw what happened, or who may hold dashcam footage of the moments leading up to the collision is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference 5221246376."