Dad-of-two biker killed in Blacko smashed named

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THE biker killed in road smash in Blacko on Monday has been named as dad-of-two Jeremy White, from Nelson.

He leaves behind two daughters, aged five and seven.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after Mr White died in the collision around 4-35 p.m. on the A682 Gisburn Road, when a Ford Transit travelling towards Gisburn collided with his motorcycle travelling in the opposite direction.

Mr White (47) was airlifted to the Royal Preston Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The road was closed for more than three hours to allow an investigation to take place.

Sgt Steve Wignall, from the Force Road Policing Unit, said: “I would appeal to anybody that witnessed the collision to come forward and contact Lancashire Police on 101.”

People with information can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.