Man Dies Trying To Overtake Tram

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Man Dies Trying To Overtake Tram

A Melbourne driver has died while trying to overtake a tram.

Police say the man was trying to get in front of a tram on Plenty Road at Preston at 12:30am on Thursday when he clipped a parked car and lost control of his car.

He hit the tram, then the power pole and crashed through a brick fence.

He died at the scene, while a pedestrian was taken to hospital with minor injuries after being hit by debris.