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Motorcyclist Dies Near Blandford

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6:22pm 22nd February 2013
(Updated 7:57am 23rd February 2013)

A 65 year old motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car on the A350 near Blandford.

Dorset Police say the incident involved a black kawasaki motorcycle and a Black Peugeot driven by a 22 year old man at  Charlton Marshall at around 1:45pm today (Friday 22nd February).

The motorcyclist received medical treatment at the scene but was pronounced dead on arrival at Dorset County hospital.

A 22 year old man is assisting police enquiries into the incident.

The road was closed for several hours as forensics gathered evidence and investigated the scene.

Officers have thanked members of the public for their patience in dealing with the matter.

Dorset Police is appealing for any witnesses to contact them on 101.

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