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Man arrested following fatal road collision

A man has been arrested following a fatal road traffic collision in Aberdare earlier this afternoon.

The incident occurred on the A4059 at the roundabout to Llwydcoed. Credit: Google Maps

The incident occurred at around 4.10pm on the A4059 at the roundabout to Llwydcoed, when a blue and white Yamaha motorcycle collided with a road sign and a black VW Polo.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 29-year-old man from the Merthyr area, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed for approximately 4 hours while police carried out initial investigations and recovered the vehicles.

South Wales Police is urging anyone with any information to call them on 101.

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