Motorcyclist killed, another injured in two crashes

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A 61-year-old man has died after his motorcycle hit a tree in Denmark on Saturday morning.

Police said the man was riding his silver motorcycle with other motorcyclists on Scotsdale Road about 8.30am when his motorcycle struck a tree and he was thrown from the vehicle.

He received critical injuries as a result of the crash and died at the scene. Major crash investigators are seeking information.

Meanwhile, a a 40-year-old man received minor injuries in a motorcycle crash in Mt Barker. The motorcycle collided with an oncoming vehicle while riding on Porongurup Road on Sunday.

Porongurup Road was briefly closed afterwards.

Anyone with information regarding this crash, or who saw the crash and has not spoken to police yet, is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Alternatively, report the information online at

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