Driver dies following Mansfield crash

A 20-year-old man has died in hospital after the car he was travelling in struck a tree near Mansfield on Friday night, Victoria Police say.

The white Holden Commodore was travelling along the Midland Highway when it left the road and struck a tree shortly before 9.30pm.

The driver, from Wangaratta, was taken to hospital however died last night.

His 24-year-old male passenger, also from Wangaratta, remains in hospital.

The circumstances surrounding the crash will be investigated.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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