POLICE have named a 32-year-old motorcyclist killed in a crash in South Derbyshire last night as Matthew Illsley, from Newhall.
Officers are appealing for witnesses after the motorcyclist, known as ‘Mash’ by friends and family, died following the crash in Netherseal last night.
Mr Illsley died when he came off his silver Kawasaki Z1000 motorcycle in Grangewood Road at around 6.45pm yesterday.
He was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham but later died from his injuries.
The road was closed until midnight while collision investigators examined the scene.
Any witnesses to the incident, or anyone who may have seen the motorbike travelling in the area at the time, should call police on 101.
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