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Vic: Man dies after being struck by truck

31 Jan 2009 8:44 AM

MELBOURNE, Jan 31 AAP - A man has died after being struck by a truck after getting out of his car south of Melbourne early on Saturday morning.

The man, aged in his 50s, was travelling on Dandenong-Hastings Road, Lynbrook, when he stopped his car and got out about 2.50am (AEDT), police said.

Police believe the man fell on the road and was struck by a truck.

The man died shortly after emergency crews arrived at the scene, police said.