Motorcyclist killed in crash in Rotherham

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A motorcyclist died this morning after crashing into a lamppost in Rotherham.

The 22-year-old, who has not yet been named, was riding a blue Suzuki along Upper Wortley Road when the bike crashed near to the junction with London Way, Thorpe Hesley.

Police said the biker was travelling towards junction 35 of the M1 at the time.

No other vehicles are believed to have been involved.

A police investigation is underway.

Witnesses should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.