Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal truck crash in Hattah last night.
Emergency services were called after the truck travelling on the Calder Highway, between Hattah-Robinvale Road and Old Calder Highway, left the road at about 8.30pm.
The truck drove through scrub before coming to rest near the railway line.
The B-double prime mover crashed into trees and ignited in flames, incinerating the cabin.
Sadly, the driver, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have dash cam footage, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.