Motorbike Rider Killed Overtaking Truck On The Bucketts Way

He collided head-on with a ute

Motorbike Rider Killed Overtaking Truck On The Bucketts Way

The Hunter has recorded it's second fatality in as many days.

A motorbike rider was trying to overtake a truck on the Bucketts Way near Stroud at around 5:30pm on Tuesday, when he collided head-on with a Toyota Hilux.

The 44 year old man died at the scene.

The 61 year old male driver of the ute was taken to John Hunter Hospital suffering leg injuries.

It follows Monday's crash at Wakefield, which killed a 59 year old man.

Double demerits are in force until midnight Sunday, as part of Operation Safe Return.

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