Truck driver dies in fiery Victoria crash

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A Victorian truck driver has died after their vehicle rolled over and became engulfed in flames on a major freeway north of Melbourne.

Emergency services were called to reports of a truck on fire on the Hume Freeway in Northwood, near Seymour, about 6.40am on Friday.

Police said the truck was driving north on the freeway when it "rolled before becoming engulfed in flames".

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

The circumstances of the crash are being investigated by police.

The Hume Freeway remains closed northbound near Seymour, and diversions are in place.

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