Fire services and the police were called to the scene of a crash at Crackleybank, near Shifnal, at around 7am on Thursday.
Ambulance staff later confirmed that the male driver of the car died at the scene despite the best efforts of emergency service personnel.
It happened on the B4379, just off the A5 between Weston and Telford.
A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said: "We were called around 7am this morning to a collision involving one vehicle on the B4379 between Sheriffhales crossroads and Kettlemore Lane. The road is currently closed."
According to traffic data the road was closed from the A5 junction to the A41 junction at Woodcote.
West Midlands Ambulance has been approached for a comment.