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Man killed after motorbike crash in the Hunter Valley near Cessnock


A man has died after a motorbike crash near Cessnock.

Emergency services were called to Great North Road at Laguna at about 12:25pm yesterday, Saturday 16th May, following reports a motorcycle and a utility had collided.

Police were told a man riding a motorcycle in a northerly direction, collided with a ute in the south bound lane.

The 49-year-old man was treated at the scene by paramedics, but was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Hunter Valley Police District officers established a crime scene.

A report is being prepared for the Coroner.

The occupants of the ute, a man and woman, were not injured in the crash.

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