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Cairns motorbike rider killed near Mareeba



A Cairrns man has died in a fatal motorcycle crash near Chillagoe on Saturday afternoon.

Around 1pm the rider was on Almaden Gingerella Road with two other riders when he lost control on an unsealed section of the road.

The 62-year-old man from Manunda died at the scene - the other motorcyclists were not injured.

Forensic Crash Unit investigations are continuing.