A MOTORCYCLIST has dies after hitting a kangaroo while riding near Wellington overnight.
Police and emergency services were called to Goolma Road, Spicers Creek, about 36km north east of Wellington, just before 9pm on Saturday following reports of a motorcycle crash.
Police believe the motorcyclist hit a kangaroo, causing him to fall off his bike.
The road where the accident occurred
The man died at the scene and is yet to be formally identified.
Officers from Orana Mid Western Police District established a crime scene and will investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.
A report will be prepared for the Coroner.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.
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