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Motorcyclist Killed In Accident At Beaminster Tunnel

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6:34am 27th October 2014

A motorcyclist has been killed after an accident at Beaminster Tunnel yesterday morning (26th October).

The 65-year-old man was from Wincanton. His family have been told.

Police say the rider was killed when he collided with the tunnel's parapet. No other vehicles were involved.

The motorcyclist came off his bike at the bend as it enters the northern side of the tunnel just after 10.15 am.

The road was closed for 5 hours.

Anyone who saw the incident or the riding of the motorcycle prior to the crash is asked to call 101 for the attention of PC 2464 Tatton at the Weymouth Traffic Unit.

 

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