The driver who died in a single vehicle accident on the A30 last Friday has been named as Andrew West, 59, from Teignmouth.
Mr West's white Jaguar XK left the westbound carriageway of the road at Kennards House, and collided with trees.
The road was closed for six hours following the crash.
Devon & Cornwall police's serious collisions investigation unit is investigating and appealing for witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log number 100 of 030114.