A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a collision on the A65 in Austwick.

It happened at around 6.30pm on Tuesday and involved a Triumph Bonneville motorbike and a Land Rover Freelander. Both vehicles were travelling in the direction of Settle.

The rider of the motorbike, a man in his 70s from the Lancashire area, suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. The road re-opened at 11.30pm.