CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) — A section of Fordham Boulevard in Chapel Hill was shut down Monday morning following a fatal crash in the area.

According to police, a crash occurred around 3:40 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Fordham Boulevard/N.C. Highway 54 underneath the S. Columbia Street overpass.

Police said a man was killed in the crash after he slammed his pickup truck into a guardrail while driving westbound on the road and then ended up in the eastbound lanes. A CBS 17 crew at the scene reported seeing a body lying in the road under a white sheet.

What appeared to be a red 1948 Ford F-1 pickup truck with front-end damage and a partially shattered windshield was seen being towed from the site of the wreck around 6:55 a.m.

Police identified the driver later in the morning as Charles Joyner, 69, of Graham.

It’s not known at this time what led up to the crash. An investigation into the wreck is ongoing, police said.

Eastbound traffic on Fordham Boulevard was being diverted to Columbia Street before it reopened around 6:45 a.m., police said.