Driver killed after car catches fire in Golden Beach crash

A MAN has been killed after his car burst into flames in a horror crash in Victoria’s Gippsland region this morning.

The accident occurred in the small coastal community of Golden Beach around 10am.

Police said the man was driving along Surf Edge Drive when he lost control of his car and crashed into a tree. The vehicle then burst into flames.


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Police said firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the flames, but it was too late.

The male driver and sole occupant of the vehicle died at the scene. He is yet to be formally identified.

A report will now be prepared for the Coroner.