One man dead, one in hospital after truck crash

One man dead, one in hospital after truck crash

One man is dead and another has been taken to hospital after a truck crash in Geelong.

Police believe a small truck was travelling south along Mercer Street when it veered off the road and struck a power pole near York Street at about 9.30am.

A male passenger in the truck died at the scene.

The male truck driver was taken to Geelong Hospital for observation.

Major collision investigators are working to determine the exact cause of the crash and have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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