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Man dies in truck crash near Colbinabbin

By Campaspe News

Update, 10am:

POLICE have confirmed the person killed in a crash at Colbinabbin yesterday afternoon was a 52-year-old man from Campbells Creek.

The truck and trailer, which was registered to an earth moving company in Castlemaine, crashed into a number of large trees, overturned and caught fire.

Police are investigating the circumstances of the crash.

Update, 3pm:

A person has died after a truck collided with a tree near Colbinabbin this afternoon. 

The person who is yet to be identified died at the scene.

CFA, SES, ambulance and police units attended the accident which happened at about 1.30pm with the accident blocking Bendigo-Murchison Rd near the intersection of Weppner Rd for some time.

There was a fire as a result and police are investigating the cause of the accident.

More to come.