Tragedy struck over the weekend when a young local man was killed on the road.
The 27 year old from Penzance crashed his hatchback into a tree on the outskirts of Newquay.
The young man’s not been named and police officers are currently talking to his grief-stricken family.
In the meantime they’re asking anyone who can to help them establish how the accident happened.
A spokesman said: “Police in Newquay are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision in the town.
“The one-vehicle collision took place at around 0240 hours on Saturday, 8 June 2013, on Tregunnel Hill.
“A white Peugeot 306 travelling south towards Trevemper, was involved in a collision with a tree on the nearside verge.
“A 27-year-old man from the Penzance area was taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital but was later pronounced deceased.
“Officers ask anyone who may have seen the car travelling down Tregunnel Hill before the incident to contact the Police on 101, quoting reference 0124 080613. Police ref: 0124 080613.”