Man killed at Mt Macedon

A MAN has died after driving into a fallen tree at Mt Macedon overnight.

Emergency services were called to the scene near McBean Avenue about 10.25pm.

The man, aged in his 70s was the only occupant in the car and died at the scene.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

The accident comes as wild wind lashed the Bendigo region last night and yesterday.

A severe weather warning for much of central Victoria has been cancelled however a warning has been issued to sheep graziers in the region to protect their stock, particularly lambs and sheep. 

Colder temperatures, showers and strong northwest to westerly winds are expected to develop from the west late today and during Friday exacerbating. 

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