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Motorcyclist dies in crash with car on A38 near Taunton

A38 Thurloxton turn off Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened on the A38 at Thurloxton near Taunton

A motorcyclist has died in a crash with a car.

Avon and Somerset Police said the collision happened at Thurloxton on the A38 near Taunton at about 17:00 GMT on Sunday.

The motorbike rider suffered serious injuries and died at the scene, police said.

Accident investigators closed the road until 04:00 to examine the area. An inquiry is under way and an appeal for witnesses has been made.

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