Fatal Hit And Run Collision In Yarck

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision in Yarck today.

Investigators have been told that a stolen white Ford Ranger collided with a motorcycle on Maroondah Highway about 4pm.

The rider of the motorcycle, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

The male driver of the stolen Ford dumped the vehicle on a nearby street and fled on foot.

Police believe that the Ford was stolen from an address in Euroa earlier in the day.

The exact circumstances surrounding the collision are yet to be determined and investigations remain ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, with dashcam footage or information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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