A MAN on a motorbike has been killed in a horror crash at a motocross track west of Wollongong.
It happened at the Wollongong Motorcycle Club’s motorcross track at Kembla Heights on Sunday morning.
Police said the man, 51, taking part in a social ride when he struck a tree on the dirt trail about 10.30am.
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Sadly, the man’s injuries were too severe and he could not be saved.
“Despite efforts at the scene, the male was unable to be revived,” a NSW Police spokeswoman said.
A crime scene has been set up on the track and is being examined by forensic specialists.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident and will prepare a report for the Coroner.
The Wollongong Motorcycle Club confirmed the death in a post on their Facebook page.
“It is with deep regret that we announce the fatality of a rider at our Complex today,” the post said.
“Our thoughts and sympathies go out to the family and friends of the deceased.”