A man has been killed in the second fatal North East car crash in less than a week.
Emergency services were called to the Great Alpine Road at Myrtleford about 2.15am on Saturday.
A driver came across the crash scene, between Myrtleford and the Happy Valley Road, and found a man dead.
The vehicle left the road and hit a large gum tree at high speed.
The impact threw the North East man, aged in his 20s, from the vehicle.
Paramedics attended but the man was deceased when they arrived.
Police will prepare a report for the coroner.
Roadblocks were put in place at the scene as officers investigated the cause.
The area was searched for other occupants, but the man was the only person in the vehicle before the crash.
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The driver is yet to be formally identified.
The vehicle was extensively damaged.
Sergeant Megan Stefanec said anyone who witnessed the crash or had information could call Crime Stoppers.
The collision came six days after a fatal crash at Bruarong, north of Mudgegonga.
The incident occurred in similar circumstances, with a passerby finding the vehicle and the single occupant deceased at the scene.
The incident occurred about 10.30pm last Sunday and the vehicle caught alight after running off the side of the Myrtleford-Yackandandah Road.
The Myrtleford crash took the Victorian road toll to 221, up from 163 to the same time last year.
The NSW road toll has also increased this year to about 300 deaths.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.