Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man on a rural road overnight.
Police had initially said the man stepped out of his car on to the road and was struck and killed by a passing vehicle just after midnight on Tuesday.
Later on Tuesday morning, police said homicide squad detectives were also investigating.
The man died on Heads Road in Yannathan, a rural town south-east of Melbourne, near Lang Lang. He is yet to be formally identified.