Motorcyclist killed in A66 collision with car

Crash scene
The road was closed for several hours after the crash but has since reopened, police said [Eden Police]

A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash with a car, police have said.

Cumbria Police said the collision occurred on the A66 near the turn off for Mungrisdale village near Penrith at 13:30 BST on Saturday and involved a red Skoda and an orange Triumph motorcycle.

The rider of the motorcycle, a man in his 20s, died at the scene.

The driver and occupants of the car sustained minor injuries, police said. The road was closed for several hours.

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