Man dies after Newstead crash

A man has died in hospital following a single-vehicle crash in Newstead on 16 July.

Police have been told a Mitsubishi Verada sedan was travelling east along Pyrenees Highway when it is believed the driver lost control of the vehicle, clipped a power pole and crashed about 4.15pm.

The driver and sole occupant of the car, a 77-year-old man from Wheatsheaf, was taken to Bendigo hospital where he later died.

Bendigo police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at

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