07/28/2013 04:22 EDT | Updated 09/27/2013 05:12 EDT

Woman dies after van leaves road, strikes tree in Pickering

Durham Regional Police are probing a deadly crash that claimed a woman's life in Pickering, Ont., in the early hours of Sunday morning.

According to investigators, a van was heading west on Concession Road 9, east of Sideline 32, when it lost control shortly after 3 a.m.

Police say the van entered a ditch and then struck a tree.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the driver was a 51-year-old woman from Stouffville, Ont. Her name has not been released.

Investigators would like to hear from anyone who has information about the crash.