Men released after Alexandra hit-run

Two men have been released from police custody following a fatal hit-run in Alexandra early this morning.

A 23-year-old Fawcett man has been released pending further investigation.

A 20-year-old Alexandra man has been released and is now being treated as a witness.

The men were interviewed after a 20-year-old male pedestrian was located lying on the road on Hall Street with life-threatening injuries about 12.15am.

The Mount Duneed man died en route to hospital.

A Toyota Hilux, believed to have been involved in the incident, has also been recovered.

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information, who witnessed the crash or who may have dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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