Police responding to fatal motorcycle crash at Coonamble

A man has died following a motorcycle crash near Coonamble yesterday.

About 6.15pm yesterday (Friday 25 August 2023), emergency services were called to Baradine Road, Coonamble, following reports a motorcycle had hit a kangaroo.

Officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District arrived to find a motorcycle had collided with a kangaroo before colliding with a utility.

The 44-year-old male rider was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics but died at the scene.

The driver of the utility was uninjured.

Police established a crime scene and launched an investigation into the incident.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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