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Police say the motorcyclist killed in a crash on the A47 was a man in his 20s from the Swaffham area.
The crash happened at 9:30am on April 4th on the A47 Scarning Straight at Wendling, close to the Dale Road junction.
Police say the motorcyclist on a red motorbike and a grey Audi A7 were both passing a stationary maintenance vehicle when the motorcycle was in collision with a white DAF lorry travelling in the opposite direction.
The rider, from the Swaffham area, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road was closed for several hours while emergency services dealt with the incident.
Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information concerning the driving manner of any of the vehicles prior to the incident.
Norfolk Police say the A47 is now open in both directions after the crash at Scarning near Dereham that claimed the life of a motorcyclist this morning.
Police can confirm a man has died following a serious collision on the A47 at Scarning, near Dereham this morning (4 April).
The incident happened at about 9.30am when a motorcycle and lorry were involved in a collision. The motorcyclist was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
The road was closed in both directions for several hours while police carried out scene investigations and recovered the vehicles involved. It's likely to reopen in the next hour.
No further details will be released at this stage while next-of-kin continue to be informed.
A motorcyclist has suffered life-threatening injuries following a serious crash on the A47 at Scarning, near Dereham.
Emergency services were called to the scene this morning at about 9.30am after a lorry and motorcycle were involved in a collision.
The road has been closed in both directions and will remain closed for at least 2.5 hours. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
Police are currently at the scene of a serious crash on the A47 at Scarning, near Dereham.
Emergency services were called to the scene at 9.30am following reports of an incident involving a lorry and a motorcycle.
The road has been closed while emergency services deal with the incident and motorists are advised to avoid the area.