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Motorcyclist dies following road crash

The incident happened on the Spa Road area of Ballynahinch on Thursday.

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A motorcyclist has died following a road crash in Co Down. (PA)

A motorcyclist has died following a road crash in Co Down. (PA)

A motorcyclist has died following a road crash in Co Down. (PA)

A motorcyclist has died following a road crash in Co Down.

Police said just one vehicle was involved in the incident in the Spa Road area of Ballynahinch on Thursday.

The man who died has been named by police as 36-year-old Matthew Stuart, who was originally from the Ballynahinch area.

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Co Down man Matthew Stuart has died following a road crash. (PSNI/PA)

Co Down man Matthew Stuart has died following a road crash. (PSNI/PA)

Co Down man Matthew Stuart has died following a road crash. (PSNI/PA)

PSNI Inspector Brian Mills has issued an appeal for witnesses.

β€œAt around 1.10pm, it was reported a motorcyclist left the road and tragically lost his life at the scene,” he said.

β€œI would appeal to anyone who was in the area and captured the incident on their dash cam to contact police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 990 16/04/20.”

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