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Police reveal more details of A47 crash that left motorcyclist dead

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.

The scene of the crash on the A47 Credit: ITV Anglia

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Police confirm motorcyclist in A47 crash died

Police have confirmed the motorcyclist died at the scene Credit: ITV Anglia

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.

Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries after A47 crash

The scene of the crash on the A47 Credit: ITV Anglia

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 have been at the scene on the A47 Credit: ITV Anglia

Crash involving lorry and motorbike shuts A47 in Norfolk

The crash has closed the A47 at Scarning Credit: ITV Anglia

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.

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Man jailed for knife-point burglary

A man who burgled and attacked an elderly couple at knife point in their home has been sentenced at Norwich Crown Court to more than seven years in prison.

Allen Turner was jailed for 7 years and 4 months Credit: ITV News Anglia

39-year-old Allen Turner, of Pettus Road in Norwich, and another man forced their way into the house off Heath Road in Hockering, near Dereham, on the evening of the 5th of February.

£10,000 in cash, as well family ashes and other sentimental items were stolen during the burglary. Norfolk Police are still trying to trace the second man, and appealing for anyone with more information to come forward.

Norfolk says goodbye to the Light Dragoons

After 15 years serving their country from their home in the heart of Norfolk, the Light Dragoons are preparing to say goodbye to the county for good.

A farewell parade has taken place in Dereham, the town closest to their base at Swanton Morley.

Thousands of people have turned out to greet the troops.

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