Police name Fairy Hill man who died in motorbike crash
FRIDAY 10.45AM: POLICE have released the name of a man from Fairy Hill, west of Casino, who was killed in a motorcycle crash near Tenterfield on Wednesday afternoon.
Leslie Southeren, 46, died when he failed to negotiate a corner and struck an embankment on Hicks Rd, east of Deepwater, about 4.15pm.
A report is being prepared for the coroner.
UPDATE 12.30PM: A MAN who was killed in a motorcycle crash near Tenterfield on Wednesday afternoon was from Fairy Hill, west of Casino.
Armidale police are yet to release the 46-year-old's name as his next-of-kin are still being notified.
THURSDAY 8.10AM: A MAN has died in a motorcycle crash near Tenterfield.
Police said about 4.15pm yesterday, a 46-year-old man was riding his Kawasaki motorcycle on Hicks Road, east of Deepwater, when he failed to negotiate a corner and struck an embankment.
The man sustained fatal injuries, dying at the scene.
Police from New England Local Area Command attended and conducted inquiries into the incident.
A report is being prepared for the Coroner.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.