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Launceston motorcyclist killed after serious crash with car

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The crash on Doyne Street Invermay. Image / 7 Tasmania

A Launceston motorcyclist has died after a serious crash in the north of the city this evening.

Police say the 31-year-old man passed away on Saturday night following the incident on Doyne Street in Invermay.

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Investigations into the cause of the crash, which occurred around 5 pm, are still ongoing and are expected to take several days to complete.

Updated 2pm, Sunday 3 December: Police suspect that excessive speed and risky behaviour played a role in the crash, but say it is unclear whether the driver or the motorcyclist was responsible.

The crash on Doyne Street Invermay. Image / 7 Tasmania

The driver of the SUV involved was taken to the hospital in a state of shock.

Authorities are urging anyone with information or dashcam footage related to the incident to come forward.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

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