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Motorcyclist tragically dies following crash in Cowden

News   •   Aug 28, 2019 12:45 BST

A motorcyclist has sadly died following a road traffic collision on the B2026 Hartfield Road, Cowden.

The victim, a 66-year-old man from Sevenoaks in Kent, was riding a Triumph Tiger Sport when he hit a deer around 8.40pm on Tuesday 27 August.

This caused him to fall from his vehicle into the path of an oncoming Land Rover Defender, resulting in fatal injuries. The Land Rover driver, a 34-year-old man from Crowborough, was uninjured.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or either of the vehicles being driven in the area beforehand – in particular anyone who may have dash cam footage – to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.ukquoting Operation Bursar.