Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal crash in Myrtleford this morning.
Investigators believe a car was driving on the Great Alpine Road shortly after 2am when the car left the road and crashed into a tree.
A member of the public has come across the crash scene and located a male occupant deceased outside the car.
Police will prepare a report for the coroner.
Road blocks are in place for south-east bound traffic on the Great Alpine Road between the Myrtleford township and Happy Valley Road.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.