Roads Policing officers are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a 47-year-old motorcyclist died near East Meon yesterday.
At around 3.15pm, a motorcyclist was travelling on the main road from East Meon to West Meon and was negoating a lefthand bend when his bike came off the road and collided with a tree.
He was treated at the site of the collision by a doctor from the Hampshire Air Ambulance but was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
The man is believed to be from Burgess Hill in West Sussex. His family are being informed. A formal identification will take place tomorrow.
The man was riding with a second motorcyclist who was not involved in the collision.
Anyone who witnessed this incident and is able to provide information which could help the investigation is urged to call 101 and ask for Havant Roads Policing Unit, quoting Operation Content.
Richard Slee has our report on the devastating thatch fires at East Meon in Hampshire. His report includes viewer's video from 2009 when one of the cottages caught alight in a previous incident. It also contains an interview with Dan Tasker from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service.
More than 100 fire fighters were called to tackle a blaze affecting a cottage in the High Street, East Meon, Hampshire. The flames spread to two cottages either side of the address where the fire is believed to have started.
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