A 15-year-old boy has died after the motorcycle he was riding hit a tree in Walcha.
The tragic accident happened just before 5.15pm on Sunday, when emergency services were called to bushland adjacent to the Oxley Highway, following reports a teenage boy had been injured while riding a motorcycle.
The youngster was treated at the scene by paramedics, but despite their efforts, he died while being transported to hospital.
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Officers from Oxley Police District attended and will now prepare a report for the Coroner.