Motorcyclist dies after collision with heavy goods vehicle

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A Boston motorcyclist has died following a crash at Scrivelsby yesterday (Wednesday), according to Lincolnshire Police.

A force spokesman said the collision occured at 7.40pm on the B1183 near Horncastle, between a blue 650cc Suzuki motorcycle and a Scania heavy goods vehicle.

They said the 36-year-old Boston man was certified as deceased at the scene. The lorry driver was shocked but did not require hospital treatment.

The road was closed until 2am this morning.

The spokesman added this was the 21st fatality on the roads of the county in 2013 compared to 19 over the same period in 2012.

Witnesses should call police non-emergency number 101.