Man dies in trail bike crash near Cooma

A man has died after a trail bike crash in the state’s south today.

About 1.45pm (Saturday 13 June 2020), three trail bikes were travelling along Wadbilliga Road, Tuross, east of Cooma, when one of the riders came off, about 2km from Tuross Road.

A second rider went to the man’s aid, while a third left to seek assistance before an emergency beacon was activated, alerting emergency services.

Officers attached to Monaro Police District attended, along with NSW Ambulance paramedics; however, the rider, a 58-year-old man, died at the scene.

A crime scene was established and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway.

A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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