Motorcyclist dies after tractor crash

A 31-year-old motorcyclist from the Eye area was killed today after his bike collided with a tractor on the A143 between Ixworth and Great Barton.The man, who has not yet been named, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash between the Yamaha bike and John Deere vehicle, which happened shortly after 8.

A 31-year-old motorcyclist from the Eye area was killed today after his bike collided with a tractor on the A143 between Ixworth and Great Barton.

The man, who has not yet been named, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash between the Yamaha bike and John Deere vehicle, which happened shortly after 8.30am, just north of Great Barton.

Suffolk Police is appealing for any witnesses to contact PC Ian Jepp at the Bury St Edmunds roads policing unit on 01284 774100.