A man in his forties was killed when his car ran off the road and hit a tree at East Lynne north of Pebbly Beach Road at about 4.30am on Saturday.
According to Police, passing motorists located a Toyota Prado that had crashed into a tree on the Princes Highway, about 5km south of Termeil.
The body of the male driver was located in the vehicle. He is yet to be formally identified, however is believed to be aged in his 40s.
Officers from South Coast Police District attended and established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist forensic police.
An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is ongoing.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000