Motorcycle rider dies

A MOTORCYCLIST has died, after being thrown from his bike on Saturday.

About 3pm, the 56-year-old man was riding with friends along Turtons Track in Binginwarri, north of Welshpool, when his front wheel dipped into a wombat hole.

The McLoughlins Beach man was thrown forward and suffered fatal injuries.

The man’s friends administered first aid and attempted to resuscitate him until paramedics arrived, but the man died at the scene.