A man has died following a two car collision on the Riddoch Highway overnight.
Limestone Coast Police and emergency crews have rushed to the scene, approximately 2 kms north of Straun.
Officers responding to reports two cars had collided head on, one reportedly catching fire.
A 58 year old Mount Compass man has passed away at the scene, the driver of the second car receiving minor injuries.
The 26 year old has been treated at hospital.
The State's Road toll has risen to 32, compared to 30 at the same time last year.
Major Crash Investigatos are now examining the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Locals who may have witnessed the incident, or who have information that may assist officers are urged to come forward.
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