A wrong-way driver struck another vehicle in Apple Valley and was killed, authorities said.

The crash occurred about 12:30 p.m. Monday on Galaxie Avenue at the intersection with 140th Street, police said.

A 45-year-old man was thrown from his overturned vehicle and died, according to police. A 42-year-old woman and 1- and 2-year-old children in the other vehicle were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The dead man’s vehicle was heading north on Galaxie in the southbound lanes and struck the other vehicle, which was stopped at a red light, police said.

Authorities have not released the identities of anyone in the vehicles.