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Boy killed in pavement motorbike crash in Luton

Denham Close motorcyclist death lamppost
Image caption The boy was riding his motorbike on a pavement just off Denham Close

A teenage boy died after his motorcycle hit a lamppost in Luton, police have said.

The boy, believed to be in his mid-teens, was riding on a pavement just off Denham Close, outside Whitefield Primary School, on the Marsh Farm Estate, at about 13:40 BST on Tuesday.

He was taken to Luton and Dunstable Hospital in a critical condition but later died.

Bedfordshire Police have appealed for witnesses.

Image caption People have been leaving flowers in memory of the boy
Image caption The crash happened outside Whitefield Primary School

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