Motorcyclist dies after collision on Cumbria road

A motorcyclist has died in a collision with a car on a Cumbria road, police have said.

The crash happened at about 1900 BST on the A595 at Waberthwaite, in the west of the county.

Cumbria Police said despite the efforts of emergency services, the motorcyclist died at the scene.

The car passenger suffered minor head injuries but the driver was not hurt. The A595 was closed for about four hours.

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