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Motorcyclist dies and passenger hurt in A83 accident

A motorbike rider has died and his passenger was seriously hurt in an accident on the A83 Inveraray to Lochgilphead road, police have said.

The 44-year-old was on his BMW motorbike when it collided with a Seat car travelling southbound on the road.

His woman passenger was taken to the Southern General Hospital where she is said to be in a serious condition.

Strathclyde Police are appealing for witnesses to the accident which happened at 1620 BST on Saturday.

No one in the car was hurt.

A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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