A man from the Hayle area has died following a crash on the B3301 Loggans Road on Friday.
The man's car, a gold coloured Volvo V70, left the carriageway and hit a wall at approximately 4.30pm.
He has not been named.
A police spokesman said: "The driver of the car, believed to be a man in his 70s from the local area, was pronounced dead at the scene.
"The vehicle is believed to have been travelling towards Hayle from the direction of Gwithian."
Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, or to anyone who may have seen a brown/gold Volvo V70 estate. If you can help please ring 101 and quote log 563 of April 25, 2014.