Man dies after Paynesville boat crash

A MAN has died in hospital following a twoboat collision in Paynesville on Tuesday.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened off the jetty about 11.20am.

A 61-year-old Paynesville man was airlifted to a Melbourne hospital with life-threatening injuries, but died.

Two other men, a 71-year-old from Newlands Arm and a 68-year-old from Paynesville, were transported to hospital with non-lifethreatening injuries.

Police are investigating and will prepare a report for the coroner.

Witnesses or others who can provide any information to investigators have been asked to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or make a confidential report at