Albany man dead after motorbike crash

Tim EdmundsAlbany Advertiser

A 43-year-old Albany man has died after his motorcycle hit a tree in Kalgan yesterday afternoon.

Police say the man was riding on Dempster Road around 4pm when he failed to negotiate a bend in the road and hit a tree.

Great Southern police district Superintendent Dominic Wood said the death was a tragedy for the community.

“It’s too early to say what caused him to come off the road and the cause of this accident,” he said.

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“It’s always very very sad to get these calls.

“Just one single fatal crash like this is a tragedy for the family, the community, officers who have to attend and also the emergency services.”

Major Crash officers are investigating the scene.

More to come.

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