A Boxing Day crash has claimed the lives of two Yarrawonga men.
Emergency services responded to reports of a car that crashed into a tree on Sunday about 9.15pm.
Paramedics responded to the incident but a request for an Air Ambulance was cancelled within the hour.
A Victoria Police spokesperson said the cause of the crash was still unclear and a model and make of the vehicle involved was not disclosed.
"Police are investigating a fatal crash in Chiltern which claimed the lives of two men last night," they said.
"Emergency services were called to Chiltern-Rutherglen Road about 9.15pm on Sunday, 26 December after reports a car crashed near Whistler Track.
"Two Yarrawonga men, aged 30 and 36, died at the scene.
"Investigators are working to establish the circumstances surrounding the crash."
The men were travelling towards Chiltern when the crash occurred, at a section of the road surrounded by bush.
The road remained closed into Monday morning, with officers drawing markings on the road in a bid to determine what occurred.
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Police have now cleared the scene and Chiltern-Rutherglen Road reopened around 11.30am.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, with dashcam footage or further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a report online at crimestoppersvic.com.au.
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