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Visiting motorcyclist killed on Mountain

Fatal collision at Hailwood's Rise

Police have confirmed that a 55-year-old man from Bolton, Lancashire, was killed in a crash at Hailwood's Rise this morning (Thursday).

At around 6:45AM, a BMW motorcycle was involved in a collision with a Citroen C4 - both vehicles were following the Mountain Road's one-way system.

The driver of the car is understood to be a local man.

The stretch of the Mountain Road was closed for several hours while investigations were carried out.

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