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Police appeal after biker killed in North Yorkshire crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in which a 57-year old man died to contact them.

The collision occurred at 3.36pm on Saturday 1 September 2018 and involved a red motorcycle and a white campervan.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said: “The Red Honda VFR, ridden by an 57-year-old man from the Wetherby area, was travelling along the B6255 from Hawes in the direction of Ribblehead Viaduct.

“He was in company with a second motorcycle, black in colour. The rider of the Red motorcycle collided with a White Fiat Ducato E495 campervan. The male rider sadly died at the scene.”

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed or has dashcam footage, of the collision or anyone who saw the two motorcycles or campervan prior to the incident, to contact the Major Collision Investigation Team on 01609 643185 and speak to Detective Sergeant 1818 Jeremy Bartley or Traffic Constable 1106 Matthew Tanfield. You can also email [email protected] – please quote reference 12180163809.

Police are not yet in a position to release the identity of the man who died.

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