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Biker dies after hitting fence at Gidgegannup

Police seek witnesses.

STAFF REPORTER

A Morangup man, 67, died today after the motorcycle he was riding hit a fence at Gidgegannup.

Police spokesman Mick Slaughter said that at 7.58am the man’s grey Yamaha motorcycle was travelling west on Toodyay Road near Mayo Road when it veered across the eastbound lane, down an embankment and hit a wooden fence.

Senior Constable Slaughter said the rider, a 67-year-old man from Morangup, near Toodyay, was treated at the crash site by St John Ambulance officers.

The man was taken to St John of God Midland Public Hospital where he later died.

Police would like to speak to anyone who saw the crash, or the man’s Yamaha before the crash.

Anyone with relevant information can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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