Death crash motorcyclist named

THE motorcyclist who died following a collision with a heavy goods vehicle At Sticklepath on Wednesday has been named as Robert Charles Hanley, aged 52, from Barnstaple. Mr Hanley was riding from the Pottington area towards Bishops Tawton at the time of

THE motorcyclist who died following a collision with a heavy goods vehicle At Sticklepath on Wednesday has been named as Robert Charles Hanley, aged 52, from Barnstaple.

Mr Hanley was riding from the Pottington area towards Bishops Tawton at the time of the collision. He next of kin have been informed.

Meanwhile, police have renewed their appeal for witnesses to the collision.

A police spokesman said: "The road was very busy at the time and despite earlier appeals we still know there are people who were in the area at the time who must have witnessed the incident but have yet to come forward."

"We would appeal to those people to please come forward to assist officers in their investigation into exactly how this accident occurred."

Witnesses should ring 08452 777444, quoting log 506 120809.

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