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Biker dies after crash near Whitehills home

A 59-year-old motorcyclist who came off his bike just yards from his home on Wednesday has died, police have said.

Donald Herbert, from Whitehills in Aberdeenshire, was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after crashing his Suzuki GSXR at about 18:05.

No other vehicles were involved in the incident on Knock Avenue - the same street where Mr Herbert lived.

Grampian Police said the investigation into the cause of the crash was ongoing.

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