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One dead, one injured after suspected hit-and-run in Melbourne

One person has been killed and another is critically injured after a suspected hit-and-run in Carrum Downs, Melbourne.

Initially it was believed two cars had been involved in a crash just after 7am, closing off Hall Road.

However, 9News understands a red Holden struck a group of workers near the corner of Hall Road and Lats Avenue at 7.15am.

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The driver – believed to be of Caucasian appearance and aged in his 30s – abandoned the car and victims before getting into a black Hyundai SUV.

It was last seen heading eastbound on Ballerto Road at 7.45am.

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Hall Road has been closed in both directions.

The air ambulance has been called to the scene.

More to come.

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