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Michael Sadler, 15, killed in Redcar off-road bike accident

Michael Sadler Image copyright Family handout/Cleveland Police
Image caption Michael Sadler's family are being supported by specialist officers

A 15-year-old boy has died after coming off a motorbike on Teesside.

Michael Sadler, from Yarm, was the lone rider of the off-road machine when the incident happened on land near South Gare, Redcar, at 20:20 BST on Friday.

Emergency services were called but the youngster was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cleveland Police said he was wearing full off-road safety clothing and a helmet and described it as a "tragic accident".

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