Charlton crash fatal

A MAN has died in a car crash at Charlton.

Police believe the man, 65, was travelling east along Back St Arnaud Road when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree.

Victoria Police spokeswoman Kelly Yates said police were notified about the crash about 2.30pm.

"The male driver - the sole occupant - died at the scene," she said.

Traffic was diverted away from the area.

Ms Yates urged anyone who might have witnessed the crash to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit https://crimestoppers.com.au.

​Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

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