A serious crash closed the A64 in North Yorkshire for several hours.
It happened at High Hutton shortly before 2.30pm on Thursday, and involved a motorbike and a car.
A purple BMW motorcycle was travelling east-bound on the A64 when it collided with a white Ford EcoSport which had been travelling in the same direction.
Emergency services attended but the motorcyclist, a man in his 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A woman who was travelling pillion on the motorbike was taken to hospital. Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
It remained shut for most of the evening. Some drivers said they were stuck in traffic for two hours before being diverted away from the scene.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police.
Dial 101, press 1 and pass information on to the Force Control Room, quoting reference number NYP-15092021-0232.