Victorian cyclist dies in hit and run

Victoria Police have asked for witnesses to a suspected hit and run fatality near Ballarat.
Victoria Police have asked for witnesses to a suspected hit and run fatality near Ballarat.

A man has died while out cycling after colliding with a vehicle in a suspected hit and run in regional Victoria.

Emergency services were called to La Trobe Street in Delacombe, near Ballarat, just after 5.45am on Thursday.

A male cyclist, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

Police investigators believe the man was hit by a vehicle, which then drove away.

Investigations into the incident continue and police are calling for witnesses.

Australian Associated Press