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Motorcyclist dies after crash on the Snake Pass

Monday, March 10th 2014 00:00

A 62-year-old motorcyclist died after the bike he was riding on the A57 Snake Pass was in collision with a car.

The collision happened at about 11.20am on Sunday, March 9 on a stretch of the Snake Pass near Glossop.

A black Kawasaki motorbike travelling from the direction of Glossop was in collision with a Citroen C4 Picasso travelling the other way.

The motorbike rider, from Manchester, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. The road was closed shortly after the collision and was reopened again at 3.50pm.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or either vehicle prior to contact them on the non-emergency number, 101.

Anyone with information should call Derbyshire Constabulary’s collision investigation unit, quoting incident number 316 of March 9.

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