A Huntsville man has died after a mishap putting chains on a vehicle.

The Ontario Provincial Police in Almaguin Highlands say just before 9:00am they were called to Gordon Point Road in Magnetawan, Ontario.

The 24-year-old driver of a commercial vehicle was attempting to install chains to improve traction.

The vehicle rolled forward killing him.

Devin Gilpin of Huntsville was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Ministry of Labour is assisting with the investigation into this incident.