Ballarat Highway Patrol officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision in Burrumbeet.
Police have been told a car and a light truck collided at the intersection of Henderson and Avenue roads just after 10am.
Sadly the driver of the car, a 71-year-old Burrumbeet man, died at the scene.
The driver of the light truck, aged 44-year, received minor injuries.
The intersection is still closed and will be for some time.