Man dies after car, train collide

A 28-YEAR-old man from Bairnsdale has died following a collision between a car and a train near Bairnsdale on Monday morning.

The collision occurred at a level crossing on Power Station Rd about 6.20am.

The driver, the only occupant of the car, was airlifted to the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne with head and internal injuries, but died on Tuesday.

The exact cause of the incident is yet to be determined and the investigation is ongoing.

There are no reports of injuries to anyone on the train.

Investigators have asked anyone who may have witnessed the collision or have other information to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at