The B3232 remains closed while investigations are carried out.
A man has died after an accident near Newton Tracey this morning (Sunday).
Police were called at around 11.30am after reports a single vehicle had collided with a hedge rolled on the B3232 between St Johns Chapel and Newton Tracey.
On arrival, the 58-year-old man from Barnstaple was found dead inside the blue and red DRK - a two-seated, three-wheeler open top vehicle.
His next of kin has been informed but formal identification has not yet taken place.
The road remains closed while investigations are carried out.
Anyone who saw anything is asked to call 101, quoting log 293 of 24/01/16.