SUDBURY -- The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is investigating a fatal crash Oct. 21 that claimed the life of a 20-year-old man.

Police responded at 2:51 a.m. to a single vehicle collision in the 1100 block of Goulais Avenue.

"It was reported a vehicle left the roadway, striking a culvert," police said in a news release Thursday.

The victim was the lone occupant of the vehicle. He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries where he later died.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.