Motorcyclist dies in crash

A man has died following a motorcycle crash near Tamworth on Friday.

Just after 4pm , emergency services were called to Moonbi Gap Road, near Upper Moore Creek Road, Moore Creek, about 20km north of Tamworth, after reports of a motorcycle crash.

Police have been told the rider was thrown from the motorcycle after it struck a reflector post.

The rider, a 39-year-old man, was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to Tamworth Hospital where he died a short time later.

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

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.