Motorbike rider in fatal crash at Mountain Thunder named

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The case has been referred to the coroner (Getty)

The motorcyclist who died at an event in Methven on Saturday has been named.

He was Ruaraidh McLeod, 25, from Christchurch.

The accident at the Mountain Thunder event, hosted by Classic Action Motorcycle Sport and the Methven Lions Club, happened around 12:50pm.

The case has been referred to the coroner.

Newshub.