Second death of a motorcyclist in the Canberra region after a single-vehicle crash near Braidwood

Lachlan Roberts 14 May 2018

A second motorcyclist has died after crashing his bike into a tree in Braidwood last night (Sunday 13 May).

About 11:30 pm, emergency services were called to the Monga National Park, about 2kms south of Kings Highway and about 12km east of Braidwood, after reports a motorcyclist lost control and struck a tree.

The sole rider of the motorbike was a 56-year-old man who died at the scene.

Officers from Monaro Police District attended and established a crime scene.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Hours earlier, another man died in a motorcycle crash in Bonython. He also died at the scene after the single-vehicle crash, about 7:30 pm on Sunday.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.

The information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. NSW Police would like to remind people not to report crime information via their social media pages.

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