A York motorcyclist has died in a crash with a tractor near Whitby.
The accident happened on Hawsker Lane on Tuesday (20 August) at around 5pm.
A black Yamaha motorcycle was travelling with a group of motorcyclists from the direction of Whitby Abbey towards the village of Hawsker.
The bike was involved in a collision with a blue tractor which was travelling in the same direction.
Sadly, the rider of the motorbike, a 54-year-old man from York, was pronounced dead at the scene. His family have been informed.
The driver of the tractor, a 25-year-old man from the Whitby area, was uninjured.
The road remained closed until 11.40pm to allow for a detailed examination of the scene.
Officers are appealing for anyone who saw the collision, or saw any of the vehicles beforehand, or has any dash-cam footage to get in touch.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or the events surrounding it is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police.
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