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A BOWEN man, aged 27, rid­ing his mo­tor­bike was killed in an ac­ci­dent near Air­lie Beach on Tues­day af­ter­noon.

The ac­ci­dent oc­curred on Gre­gory-Can­non Val­ley Road near the Shute Har­bour Road in­ter­sec­tion. This brings the re­gion's death toll for the year to 18. Emer­gency ser­vices were called to the scene at 4.40pm.

A po­lice spokesman said ini­tial in­for­ma­tion re­ceived was that the rider had hit a tree near the Shute Har­bour Road in­ter­sec­tion.

He was pro­nounced dead at the scene and in­ves­ti­ga­tions into the cause of the crash are con­tin­u­ing.

TRAGIC: The scene of the fatal mo­tor­bike crash in Can­non Val­ley.

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