Kent

Motorcyclist dies in High Halstow lamppost crash

A motorcyclist died when his bike hit a kerb and a lamppost in Kent.

The 24-year-old man from Dartford was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on the A228 at High Halstow on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Appealing for witnesses, they said he had been riding towards Rochester on a blue and white Suzuki motorcycle when the accident happened at 15:30 BST.

The road was closed for more than three hours to allow the emergency services to deal with the incident.

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