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Fatal motorcycle crash in Royal National Park

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In a tragic end to 2019, a 22-year-old male rider has died in a late-night crash in Sydney’s Royal National Park while on a group ride.

NSW Police say the accident occurred at 10pm on Monday (30 December 2019) on Lady Wakehurst Drive at Lilyvale, in the Royal National Park.

“Police have been told a group of motorcyclists were travelling north when the bike left the road and struck a road sign,” they say.

The rider died at the scene.

Officers from Wollongong Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Inquiries continue, and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

Our sincere condolences to the rider’s family and friends.

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