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Police identify motorcyclist killed in North Yorkshire crash
POLICE have released the identity of a motorcyclist who was killed in a crash on a North Yorkshire road.
Chris Walker, 55, from Beverley, East Yorkshire, was killed in a crash on the A170 at Sutton-under Whitestonecliffe on Sunday.
Mr Walker was riding a Ducati sport bike and travelling towards Sutton Bank from Thirsk, when the collision occurred.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said officers believed the rider was overtaking a line of other vehicles when he collided with a blue Vauxhall Astra car that was turning right into the Bagby junction. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
An inquest into Mr Walker’s death has been opened and adjourned.
Anyone who saw the crash should contact police on 101, email firstname.lastname@example.org