POLICE are investigating a two-vehicle collision in Merbein South this morning which claimed the life of a woman.

Initial investigations reveal that the woman was driving west on Oak Avenue when her vehicle collided with a utility travelling south on the Sturt Highway just before 8am.

The woman – and sole occupant – died at the scene.

The male driver of the Nissan utility sustained minor injuries and was transported to hospital.

The Sturt Highway remains closed at Warner and Ash avenues while emergency services attend to the scene.

Any witnesses are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.