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Motorcyclist dies after crash near Pontypool

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A 20-year-old man has died in hospital after his motorbike was involved in a crash with a car near Pontypool.

The collision happened at about 18:05 GMT on Saturday as the vehicles negotiated the McDonald's roundabout at the junction of the A472 and the A4042.

The blue motorbike and dark coloured Ford Fiesta were both travelling from Pontypool towards Cwmbran.

The motorcyclist was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport where he died of his injuries.

Gwent Police have asked anyone with information about the crash to call their Collision Investigation Unit on 01633 642404.

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