Cyclist dies in truck crash in Melbourne
Thursday Apr 5 12:15 AEST

A cyclist has died in a collision with a truck in suburban Melbourne, becoming the first Victorian road death for the Easter period.

The collision happened on Blackburn Road, near the junction with Wellington Road, Clayton, south-east of central Melbourne at 11.15am (AEST), police said.

The male cyclist died at the scene from his injuries.

The death takes the state's road toll for the year to 81, compared to 85 for the same period last year.