Hampshire Police say the victim of a two-car collision on the A31 overnight was a 22 year old man from Ringwood.
He was driving a Peugeot 406 which collided with a coach at Poulner Hill on the A31 westbound, at 2.15am on Sunday morning.
The man suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
The road was closed for several hours as officers carried out their investigations at the scene to establish exactly what happened.
They are appealing for any witnesses to the incident or who saw either vehicle prior to the collision to come forward as they may have vital information.