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Motorcyclist, 26, dies after collision with tractor

A 26-year-old man has died after the motorbike he was travelling on collided with a tractor in South Lanarkshire.

The crash happened as the motorcyclist was travelling southbound on the B7016 between Libberton and Biggar, at about 15:30 on Tuesday. He died at the scene.

The 59-year-old tractor driver - who was travelling northbound - was unhurt.

The B7016 remained closed for about seven hours following the crash. Police have appealed for witnesses to the incident to contact them.

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