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A Tyneside motorcyclist has died after an accident in Cumbria.
43 year old Stephen William Grey from Lemon Street in South Shields was riding his bike on the A686, about a mile outside Alston, towards Hartside Summit, when he left the road on a bend and hit a wall on Monday morning.
Emergency services were called but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road was closed for four hours for accident investigation work to be completed.