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Fatal RTC - Standish
Sunday 25th August, 2013

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died in a traffic collision in Standish yesterday.

At about 6pm on Saturday 24 August 2013, the biker was on his white Honda machine when it collided with a coach.

He suffered extensive injuries and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

He has now been formally identified as Anthony Unsworth, 47, from Wigan.

Officers from GMP⿿s Serious Collision Investigation Unit are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Police Constable Paul Hailwood said: "Our thoughts are with Anthony's family, who have understandably been left devastated following the death of their relative.

"We have officers supporting them as best we can at this difficult time and are carrying out a thorough investigation to establish the full facts around what happened.

"If anyone witnessed the collision, or if you have any information that may assist our investigation, please contact officers at the investigation unit directly on 0161 856 4741 or 4742."

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