Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision in Toddington this morning.
Emergency services were called to the incident on Harlington Road at around 6.25am, where a black Volkswagen Passat had collided with a heavy goods vehicle.
A 22-year-old man died at the scene.
PC Andy Ralph said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who was travelling in this area, near the entrance to the M1 at Junction 12, at this time.
“Any information can assist our investigation into how this young man tragically lost his life.”
The road was closed in both directions but all closures have now been lifted.
Anyone with information is asked to call PC Ralph in the tri-force Forensic Collision Investigation Unit on 101.