A 62-year-old man has died after a serious crash on the West Tamar Highway on Thursday afternoon.
Inspector Ruth Orr said shortly after midday, a 37-year-old Legana man was driving a silver SUV north bound on the West Tamar Highway near Exeter.
Behind the SUV was a 62-year-old man riding a blue Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Inspector Orr said the police investigation had found the SUV made a right hand turn which resulted in the motorcycle crashing.
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She said the rider was thrown about five metres.
The motorcycle rider was given first aid and an ambulance was called to take him to the Launceston General Hospital, but he died in transit.
The crash is still under investigation but at this stage, speed does not appear to be a factor.
The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet.
The driver of the SUV has been assisting police with their inquiries and did not sustain any injuries, according to Inspector Orr.
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