Tasmania Police have confirmed a 24-year-old Newnham man died in a single motorcycle crash at Mayfield overnight.
Emergency services were called to the Lawson Street scene about 11.55pm on Thursday.
Police said the motorcyclist, whose name has not yet been released, struck the rear of a parked, unattended truck.
Attempts to resuscitate the man were unsuccessful.
He was not wearing a helmet or any other riding safety gear, while the bike did not have a headlight, was unregistered and uninsured.
Anyone who may have seen the crash is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperstas.com.au.
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