Man killed coming off motorcycle on A6 at Shap

A motorcyclist died when he came off his bike on a road in Cumbria.

Emergency services were called to a report of an accident on the A6 at Shap, near the junction with the B6261 at 09:40 BST.

No other vehicle was involved and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not yet been released but is believed to be 57 years old and is not thought to be from the county.

Cumbria Police has appealed for anyone who witnessed it to contact the force.

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