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Motorcyclist killed in Burnley Road crash named by police

Jacob Chothia Image copyright West Yorkshire Police
Image caption Jacob Chothia was last seen in Hebden Bridge in the early hours of Thursday morning

A man who died after his motorbike left the road and hit a tree in West Yorkshire has been named by police.

The body of Jacob Chothia was found on Burnley Road between Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd at 11:25 BST on Thursday.

Police said it was not clear when the accident took place, but the 21-year-old from Mytholmroyd was last seen in Hebden Bridge in the early hours of Thursday morning,

Officers appealed for help to work out his final movements.

Image caption The A646 Burnley Road was shut between Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd

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