The incident occurred in the carpark of Dan Murphy’s at Jackson’s Court Shopping Centre in Doncaster East about 1.20pm.
The man, aged in his 80s, died at the scene.
It is understood the man was dragged about 100m by the ute, which was being driven by an 81-year-old man.
The exact circumstances surrounding the collision are yet to be determined and investigations are ongoing.
The driver is speaking with police.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, has dashcam footage or any other information has been urged to contact police.