Their statement reads: "At approximately 1244hrs on Saturday 6th March 2021, a two-vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the westbound A30 dual carriageway. The collision involved an Iveco Daily recovery vehicle and a tractor.
"As a result of the collision, the driver of the Iveco Daily was pronounced deceased at the scene.
"The front seat passenger sustained serious injuries and is receiving treatment at Derriford Hospital. The Tractor driver was uninjured.
"Local officers as well as Officers from the Alliance Roads Policing Team attended the scene.
"Once a forensic investigation had been conducted the road was re-opened.
"Any persons who witnessed the collision or has information regarding it – in particular any dashcam footage are asked to contact Devon and Cornwall Police on 101, quoting log number 408 of the 6th March 2021.
"Police would like to thank the members of Public for their patience whilst we investigated the scene."