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Missing man found at scene of motorcycle crash

Emergency services at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on East Bank Rd, Coramba on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.
Emergency services at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on East Bank Rd, Coramba on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Keagan Elder

A MAN reported missing to police has been found deceased at the scene of a motorcycle crash.

About 3am on Tuesday, September 12, police from Coffs Clarence Local Area Command were called to a home in Coramba to take a report on a 40-year-old missing man.

Officers tried to determine the movements of the man.

About 4.30pm on Tuesday, the missing man was located deceased at the scene of a single car crash in East Bank Road at Coramba.

Investigators believe the rider failed to negotiate a bend in the road, hit a guide post, ran through a ditch and struck a fence.

Police set up a crime scene at the location before the motorcycle was removed for further forensic examination.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner outlining the full circumstances leading up to the man's death.

Topics:  coramba fatal crash missing person motorcycle crash


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