South East Wales

M4 crash: Motorcyclist killed on Christmas Day

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A motorcyclist has died in a crash on the M4 near Newport on Christmas Day.

It happened between junctions 24 (Coldra) and 25 (Caerleon) eastbound at around 18:00 GMT on Friday.

The 49-year-old man, from Caldicot, Monmouthshire, was on a Honda motorcycle and died at the scene.

Gwent Police is appealing for witnesses to the crash. The motorway was closed between junctions 24 and 28 pending investigation but reopened shortly before 02:00 GMT on Saturday.

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