The 26-year-old was travelling southbound in a Vauxhall Zafira at around 5.20am when it was in collision with an HGV.
It happened close to the exit slip road at Carlton on Trent and the man, from Warsop Vale, died at the scene.
His family has asked for privacy at this time.
The road has now reopened.
Anyone who may have dash-cam footage or any information can call police on 101, quoting incident 191 of July 22.