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Dorset motorcyclist dies in Badbury Rings crash with car

Blandford Road, near the Badbury Rings Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened on Blandford Road, near the Badbury Rings

A motorcyclist has died in a crash with a car in Dorset.

Police said the 49-year-old, who was on a Honda motorbike, crashed with a Peugeot at 09:20 BST on Blandford Road, near the Badbury Rings.

The rider, from Shaftesbury, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. Police said he had been travelling with two other motorbikes.

The road, near Wimborne Minster, was closed for about six hours.

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