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A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police, who are investigating the accident, said: “The motorbike rider – a man in his late30s – received medical attention at the scene but, sadly, was pronounced dead.

“Police are not yet in a position to name him and investigations are today continuing.

“Nearby roads were closed to allow emergency services to tend to the incident.

“Two men from West Yorkshire were arrested in connection with the incident and released on bail while investigations continue.

“Police want to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or saw the vehicles involved in the run-up to the collision.”

Any witnesses should call police on 101 and ask for Sean Grey or Lee Cobb, quoting the reference number 12160174963.

Two men from West Yorkshire were arrested in connection with the crash, which also involved a black Honda saloon car, and happened at 4.15pm on Sunday.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police, who are investigating the accident, said: “The motorbike rider – a man in his late30s – received medical attention at the scene but, sadly, was pronounced dead.

“Police are not yet in a position to name him and investigations are today continuing.

“Nearby roads were closed to allow emergency services to tend to the incident.

“Two men from West Yorkshire were arrested in connection with the incident and released on bail while investigations continue.

“Police want to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or saw the vehicles involved in the run-up to the collision.”

Any witnesses should call police on 101 and ask for Sean Grey or Lee Cobb, quoting the reference number 12160174963.