Preston motorcyclist dies in Yorkshire crash

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A 47 year old motorcyclist from Preston has been killed following a crash in North Yorkshire.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the accident near Long Preston, which involved a grey Toyota Yaris and a white Suzuki GSR 750 motorbike. It happened on the A682 near the junction with the A65 at 2pm on Saturday.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said the motorcyclist died at the scene. The occupants of the car were uninjured.

Officers are now keen to trace a van believed to be a Ford Transit Luton, which stopped at the scene, as they believe the driver may have information which will assist the investigation.

They have asked anyone with information or who witnessed the event to contact them on 101 or email: Zoe.Billings@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk