Teenager dies after coming off motorcycle on A596

A teenager who came off his motorcycle on a road in Cumbria has died in hospital.

The 18-year-old was seriously injured on the A596 at Heathfield, Aspatria on Thursday. No other vehicle was involved.

He was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary by air ambulance, but died on Friday.

Cumbria Police has not yet released any information about his identity, and appealed for witnesses to the incident.

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