A motorcyclist has died following a crash near Scone on Saturday.
Just after 10am a motorbike and truck collided on the New England Highway at Parkville.
The rider, a 66-year-old man, died at the scene.
The truck driver, a man believed to be aged in his 50s, wasn’t injured and has undergone mandatory blood and urine testing.
Officers from Hunter Valley Police District have established a crime scene and an investigation into the incident will be conducted by the Crash Investigation Unit.
Anyone who witnessed the crash, or the events leading up to it, is urged to contact police on 1800 333 000.
A report will be prepared for the Coroner.
The highway is expected to remain closed for a number of hours and motorists are advised to avoid the area.
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