Police investigate fatal collision in Heathcote

Police are continuing to investigate after a man died in a two-car collision in Heathcote this morning.

Investigators believe the driver of a blue Holden Commodore travelling north along the Northern Highway, 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.

Police are investigating whether the Holden Commodore, with NSW registration plates, was stolen from a Moama address last week.

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.

For the current provisional lives lost tally please see https://www.police.vic.gov.au/news

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