Biker dies in Catterick crash

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A MOTORCYCLIST from Northallerton died when his vehicle left the road and crashed into a lamppost last night (Friday).

North Yorkshire Police said the 24-year-old man was travelling east on Leyburn Road, Catterick Garrison, on a white Kawasaki ZX636 motorcycle, when it left the road and collided with a lamppost shortly before midnight.

The rider was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the collision, or the motorcycle involved before the collision, to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team, or email, quoting reference number 12150137181.