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Southend fatal crash

A 21-year-old man from Southend has died following a motorcycle crash in Southend.

The collision, involving a silver Suzuki motorcycle which left the road in Fossetts Way and collided with a street light, happened at around 7pm last night.

The rider of the motorcycle sustained fatal injuries and was certified dead at the scene. His pillion passenger, a 23-year-old man, also from Southend, was taken by ambulance to Southend Hospital with slight injuries.

The road was closed to enable a full investigation of the crash scene to take place. It remain shut until around midnight.

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