Motorcyclist dies in Lovers Lane Wigan road crash

A 25-year-old man has died after coming off his motorcycle in Greater Manchester.

Mark Bower, of Bamfurlong, was riding along Lovers Lane in Howe Bridge near Leigh and Atherton, when he lost control of his bike at 0330 GMT.

Mr Bower of Winstanley Road was taken by ambulance to hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Police said no other vehicle was involved in the accident and have appealed for witnesses.

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