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Biker killed in Northallerton A684 tractor crash

A motorcyclist has been killed in a head-on crash with a tractor in North Yorkshire.

The man was heading towards Northallerton on the A684 on a Yamaha bike when it collided with a tractor travelling in the opposite direction.

The road was closed for several hours after the crash, which happened at about 15:10 BST on Sunday.

North Yorkshire Police urged anyone who saw the collision or either of the vehicles to contact them.

The man, who has not been named, is the 13th motorcyclist to have died on North Yorkshire's roads this year.

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