Motorcyclist dies as bike hits wall in Farnworth

A motorcyclist was killed when his bike left the road and hit a gate and wall.

The 51-year-old man, who has not been named, was riding a Suzuki on King Street near Barncroft Road, Farnworth, Bolton, on Sunday afternoon.

Members of the public attempted first aid until paramedics arrived, but police said he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Greater Manchester Police said an investigation is under way and appealed for any witnesses to contact them.

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