One dead in motorcycle crash at Meremere Drag Raceway

One dead in motorcycle crash at Meremere Drag Raceway
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Racing has been suspended at Meremere Drag Raceway after a one person was killed in a motorcycle crash.

Police were called to the scene at Hampton Downs in Waikato at 2:42pm on Saturday afternoon.

A rider of a motorcycle was killed in the incident.

Facebook page Motohub claim the "well known" rider came off their bike at 269km/h.

Meremere Drag Raceway posted on its Facebook page that it was a "very sad day" and it was "postpoining today's meeting".

Many commented on the post, sending their condelences to the dead rider's family.

WorkSafe NZ has been notified of the accident.

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