Manchester

Motorcyclist dies after tree crash near Wigan

A motorcyclist has died after crashing into a tree.

The man hit a tree in Wigan Road in Abram, near Wigan in Greater Manchester, at about 02:45 BST.

Police and paramedics were called before he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have launched an investigation "to establish the full facts around what happened" and officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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