York & North Yorkshire

Motorbike passenger dies in North Yorkshire crash

A woman passenger riding pillion on a motorbike has died in a crash near York.

North Yorkshire Police said the bike she was travelling on came off the road on the A1237 at Knapton at 11:15 BST on Sunday.

The 39-year-old from the Rotherham area was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

The motorcycle's rider, a man who is also from the Rotherham area, received "non life-threatening" injuries.

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