Motorcyclist killed in collision with car in Bridport

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Image caption The A3066 Sea Road North was closed for about five hours

A man has been killed in a motorcycle crash on a main road in Dorset.

The victim's blue Honda bike was in collision with a Skoda Octavia on the A3066 Sea Road North, Bridport, at 15:55 BST on Saturday, police said.

The rider, a 50-year-old man from Martock, Somerset, died at the scene, just north of the East Road roundabout.

The car driver, a 71-year-old man, and his 63-year-old female passenger, both from South Petherton in Somerset, were uninjured.

The road was closed for about five hours while police examined the scene.

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