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Also "PERMITTING cyclists, riding cautiously, to proceed past a stationary tram;" "allowing teenagers to ride on footpaths"(Herald Sun)PDowe
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Motorcyclist Death,Fatality Male after losing control on a bend Herald Sun 6.2.2013
A MAN has died after losing control of his motorbike on a bend and crashing into a tree, police say.
Emergency services were called to the crash scene on Bogong High Plains Road, 2km south of Falls Creek, around 11am today.
"It's believed the solo male rider was travelling north towards Falls Creek when he lost control of the bike travelling around a bend, went down an embankment and crashed into a tree," Victoria Police spokeswoman Belle Nolan said.
The man died at the scene.
"Investigators are still attempting to contact the man’s next of kin and will prepare a report for the Coroner," Ms Nolan said.