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Motorcyclist, 23, killed in crash in North Ayrshire

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A 23-year-old man has died following a road crash in North Ayrshire.

The man was travelling south on the A737, at Beith, when his Aprilia bike collided with a northbound Mercedes sprinter van and a BMW 3 series.

The accident happened near the B777 Gateside Road junction at about 18:35 on Wednesday.

Emergency services attended but the man died at the scene. The 47-year-old male van driver, and the 46 year-old male BMW driver were not injured.

Sgt Iain Pittams, from the Divisional Road Policing Unit at Irvine Police Office, said: "Inquiries are continuing into the circumstances surrounding the crash and I would ask any witnesses, or anyone with information that may assist our investigation to contact our office."

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