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Biker dies in smash near Ripon
3:52pm Wednesday 18th September 2013 in News
A MOTORCYCLIST has been killed in a single vehicle smash on a North Yorkshire country road.
The victim was at the controls of an orange Kawasaki when the accident happened at about 7.45am today (Wednesday, September 18) on the A61 by Quarry Moor, about half-a-mile from the roundabout with the Ripon bypass.
The bike was heading from Ripon to Harrogate and had just overtaken a number of vehicles when the tragedy happened. The rider, a man from Ripon, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
Traffic Sergeant John Lumbard said: “If you witnessed the collision or were travelling on the A61 at the time of the incident I urge you to contact the police straight away.”
Contact Harrogate police on 101, select option two and ask for Steve Wright. Alternatively information can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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