A Sunshine Coast man has been killed in a horror crash between a 4WD and truck overnight.

The 23-year-old Mountain Creek man, the driver of a 4WD utility, died at the scene of the crash which occurred on the Burnett Hwy, 8km north of Tansey, at 4.45pm yesterday.

The driver of the truck, a 39-year-old man from Toogoom, did not suffer any physical injuries.

A Forensic Crash unit investigation has been launched.