Motorcyclists killed in accident

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The rider of a motorcycle has died following an accident in Rothwell.

The 47-year-old was riding a red and white Yamaha motorcycle towards Leeds when it was involved in a crash with a black Vauxhall Corsa.

The accident happened at 6.13pm last night (Wednesday) on Wakefield Road.

The rider died at the scene.

Any witnesses to the incident should call 101.