Two men killed after their ute runs off the road into a tree in late-night tragedy

Two people have died in a horror late-night crash in regional Victoria.

The crash took place in Berrybank, west of Melbourne, about 11pm on Friday.

Police say a ute ran off the road near the Hamilton Highway and Berrybank-Wallinduc Road intersection and crashed into a tree.

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Two men were in the car at the time and died at the scene.

Their ages were not disclosed immediately by the police.

File: Two men have died after their car left the road and hit a tree in regional Victoria. Credit: AAP

“The exact circumstances surrounding the collision are yet to be determined and the investigation remain ongoing,” police said in a statement.

“Any00 information who witnessed the crash, with cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 18333 000 or submit a confidential online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.”

The fatalities bring Victoria’s road toll to 143 this year, compared to 128 at the same time last year.

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