Motorcyclist killed in crash near Opotiki named

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The motorcyclist killed in a fatal head-on-crash crash in the Bay of Plenty this morning has been identified as a 21-year-old farmer.

A car and motorcycle collided on State Highway 2 near Opotiki at 5am.

The motorcyclist, who lived and worked in the area, died at the scene. The two occupants of the car were not injured in the crash, said police.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Opotiki Police on (07) 3151110.

- APNZ