Man dies in crash at Foster

A MAN has died following a single vehicle crash in Foster on Sunday.

It is believed the Mitsubishi Pajero wagon was travelling north along Hoddle Rd when the vehicle veered of the road and crashed into a barrier just after 1pm.

The 83-year-old Pakenham man, and sole occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene.

MEANWHILE, a woman has died following a single-vehicle crash in Eagle Point, near Paynesville, on May 20.

Police have been told the car was travelling east along Bay Rd when it veered off the road and struck a power pole about 2.30pm.

The driver, a 79-year-old Bairnsdale man, and his passenger, a 79-year-old woman also from Bairnsdale, were both taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The woman later died in hospital on Saturday.

Local police and Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are still working to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the incident. The investigation remains ongoing.

ANYONE with information regarding either incident has been asked to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at