POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision which occurred in Tyers Tuesday night.
Investigators believe a Ford Falcon sedan was travelling south along Tyers Rd around 10.20pm.
The driver, believed to be a man aged in his late 40s, lost control of the car which left the road and hit a tree.
Emergency services were called but the driver died at the collision scene.
A male passenger in the car was taken to the Latrobe Regional Hospital for treatment.