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Man dies after ute crashes in paddock

A 21yo has died after a ute crashed in a paddock. Picture Nine.JPG
One man has died and another man is fighting for life after a ute crashed into a tree on a private property. Picture: Nine

A man has died and another is fighting for life after a ute rolled down a hill in a rural paddock, crashing into a tree.

Five people were in the car when it crashed on a private property off Macklins Rd in Limestone, in rural Victoria, about 11.05am on Sunday.

Aerial photographs of the crash scene show the front cabin had wrapped around the tree crushing the windscreen.

An Ashburton man, 21, died at the scene.

A 21yo has died after a ute crashed in a paddock. Picture Nine.JPG
A 21-year-old has died after a ute crashed in a paddock. Picture: Nine

A Malvern man, 22, was flown to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A 21-year-old woman was flown to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Two others escaped without injury.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.