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Motorcyclist dies after coming off bike in Biggar

A 47-year-old man has died after coming off his motorbike in South Lanarkshire.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, which happened on the B7016 Carwood Road, near Biggarshields Road, Biggar, at about 1705 BST on Tuesday.

Emergency services were called to the scene and the man was taken to Wishaw General Hospital, where he died a short time later.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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