Fatal crash at Rushworth

UPDATE 3pm: Police have confirmed the young man who died in a single-vehicle crash at Rushworth was a 21-year-old from Corop.

Police are investigating the circumstances of the crash.

UPDATE 12.30pm: The man killed after his car crashed into a tree at Rushworth on Wednesday morning was aged in his 20s.

Further details about his identity will not be released until his family have been informed.

EARLIER: A man has died in a single-vehicle crash at Rushworth on Wednesday morning.

The car was travelling on the Rushworth-Nagambie Road when it ran into a tree about 7am.

The male driver, who is yet to be identified, was the sole occupant of the car.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.

The man’s death brings the number of lives lost on the state’s roads so far this year to 181.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 000 333 or make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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