Police are responding to fatal crash at Panton Hill

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal motorcycle crash which occurred in Panton Hill this afternoon.

Investigators believe a motorcycle was travelling along Cherry Tree Road about 5.30pm when the rider lost control.

The bike crashed and the rider, believed to be a man in his 50s, died at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have dash cam footage, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

For the current provisional lives lost tally please see https://www.police.vic.gov.au/news

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