Police are investigating whether a Holden Commodore with NSW registration plates involved in a crash on Friday was stolen from a Moama address last week.
Investigators believe the driver of a blue Holden Commodore travelling north along the Northern Highway outside Heathcote struck the back of a black Ford utility before crashing into a tree about 5.20am.
The driver of the Holden sedan, a 23-year-old Echuca man, died at the scene.
The passenger in the Holden, a 14-year-old girl, was transported to hospital with serious injuries.
The driver of the utility, a 56-year-old Heathcote man, was uninjured.
A man has died following a two-car collision just outside Heathcote early Friday morning.
Police believe that the driver was travelling north along the Northern Highway when his Holden Commodore struck the back of a Ford ute and crashing into a tree.
The man died at the scene.
Police are yet to identify him.
A teenage girl believed to have been a passenger in his car was taken to hospital with facial injuries, police said.
The driver of the utility, a Heathcote man, believed to be in his 30s, was uninjured.
Police believe the incident happened at around 5.20am.
Northbound traffic on the Northern Highway has been reduced to one lane.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, has dashcam footage or any other information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.
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