A man has died after a car and truck collided on the Western Highway near Great Western on Saturday morning.
According to Victoria Police Media, investigators have been told a car and a truck collided on the Western Highway about 10am.
The driver and only occupant of the car, believed to be a man in his 60s, died at the scene.
The male driver of the truck was trapped in his vehicle for a short time before being released and taken to hospital for treatment.
His female passenger did not require treatment.
The Western Highway was closed at Locke Street while police began investigations - the circumstances surrounding the collision are still being established.
Motorists should allow extra time for the detour using Stawell-Avoca Road to Navarre, then take Ararat-St Arnaud Road to return to the highway.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have dash cam footage, is asked to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.
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