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Motorcyclist Dies in North Duffield Collision


8:44am 9th August 2013

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in North Duffield, near Selby.

It occurred just before 6.30pm on Thursday 8 August 2013, at the junction of Main Street and the A163.

The collision involved a green Kawasaki motorcycle, which was heading from the A19 towards Market Weighton and a blue BMW 520I, heading in the opposite direction.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 48-year-old man, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

We are not yet in a position to release his identity.

At the time of the collision the man who died had been riding in company with a black Triumph Daytona motorcycle.

Neither the rider of the Triumph or the driver of the BMW were injured as a result of the collision.

Traffic Sergeant Pete Wood, of North Yorkshire Police's Roads Policing Group, said: “If you were in the North Duffield area at the time of the collision and saw either the BMW or the two motorcycles prior to the incident, I urge you to come forward as you may have vital information that could help my investigation.”

Anyone who can assist with this enquiry should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Pete Wood. Alternatively information can be emailed to peter.wood@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. Please quoting reference number NYP-08082013-0449.



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