Motorcycle crash leads to death of female passenger

A woman in her late 20s has died after a motorbike crash on the A38 near Liskeard in Cornwall.

The 29-year-old passenger, who has not been named by police, died after the bike struck a barrier late on Saturday afternoon.

The male rider suffered serious injuries and is being treated at Plymouth's Derriford Hospital.

The road was closed for several hours while police investigated and cleared the area.

The woman's next of kin have been informed.

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