FALLBROOK (CNS) - A head-on collision on a rural North County road left one person dead Monday afternoon.

The fatal wreck occurred about 4 p.m. on South Mission Road at Via Encinos in Fallbrook, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The victim, whose name was not immediately available, died at the scene.

A stretch of South Mission Road was closed in the area to allow for investigation and cleanup, the CHP advised.