Motorcycle rider dies on Taranaki rural property

Trail motorbike splashing through a mud puddle caused by a flooded creek on an Australian farm during a camping holiday
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A person has died in a rural motorcycle accident.

Police have confirmed officers attended the scene of a motorcycle crash on a private Salisbury Rd rural property at Stratford - in the Taranaki - on Saturday. The accident is believed to have happened before 12pm.

The motorcycle rider died at the scene and WorkSafe has been advised of the incident.

The matter has now been referred to the Coroner.