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A man was killed when his car was struck by a train on a level crossing north-west of Melbourne last night, police say.
The 21-year-old's car was hit by a V/Line passenger train on the crossing on the Old Calder Highway at Diggers Rest just after 8pm. The Diggers Rest man died at the scene.
The Melbourne-bound train, which originated in Swan Hill, had 88 people including passengers and crew on board at the time.
An Ambulance Victoria spokesman said no-one on the train was injured.
The accident occurred near the Diggers Rest railway station on the Bendigo rail line.
A V/Line spokeswoman said lights and boom gates were operating when the train struck the car.
Rail services from Bendigo, Swan Hill and Echuca were replaced with coaches last night but trains are expected to be back to normal this morning.
A Victoria Police spokeswoman said police were still investigating the circumstances leading up to the fatal smash.
He was the second man to die on Victorian roads yesterday.
A 92-year-old Mornington man was killed when his mobility scooter was struck by a car in Mornington about 9.30am yesterday.
Investigators believe the man crossed into the path of an oncoming car on Main Street.
He was airlifted to The Alfred hospital in a critical condition, but died yesterday afternoon.
The driver of the car, a 31-year-old Keysborough woman, is assisting police with their investigation and a report will be prepared for the coroner.
The state's road toll stands at 184 this year, compared to 171 for the same period last year.
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