A 51-year-old man from Rode has died following a collision with another vehicle on the A36 near Warminster.
The incident took place at about 4.50pm last night when the man, driving Rover 400, collided with a VW Golf being driven by a 22-year-old man from Melksham.
The 51-year-old sustained multiple injuries and died at the scene.
The road was closed for seven hours while a police investigation was carried out.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident.
Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact PC David Williams on police non emergency number 101.