Police are investigating a fatal crash in Diggers Rest this morning.
Emergency services were called to Plumpton Road about midnight following reports a car had struck a pole.
There were two occupants in the vehicle, a male has died at the scene, a female will be airlifted to hospital in a critical condition.
The exact circumstances surrounding the crash are yet to be determined and Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are attending the scene.
Anyone with information that could assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.