Police are currently in attendance at the scene of a fatal road traffic collision in Mow Cop.
The collision, which involved one vehicle, occurred at approximately 4.45am this morning, Sunday, on Mow Cop Road, Mow Cop.
Colleagues from the ambulance and fire services were also in attendance and the road was closed.
An investigation into the circumstances of the collision is now underway.
Inquiries are ongoing to trace, and inform, next of kin of the deceased male driver.
The vehicle has been recovered from the scene and will be subject to a detailed, forensic examination.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident 159 of September 6.
UPDATE: Although the man has yet to be formally identified he was aged 24 and from the local area. His family are being supported by specially trained officers.