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Motorcyclist killed in Thorne collision named

A motorcyclist who died after the bike he was riding was involved in a collision with a car near Doncaster has been named by police.

Alex Anderson died after his Aprilia Tuono bike was in collision with a Skoda Octavia on the A18 at Thorne at about 19:40 GMT on 16 January.

The Skoda driver, a 22-year-old man, was taken to hospital with minor injuries, South Yorkshire Police said.

The family of Mr Anderson said they were "devastated" by his death.

Mr Anderson, originally from South Wales, had been living and working in the Scunthorpe and Immingham areas of North Lincolnshire for the last 18 months, police said.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage was urged to contact police.


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