Biker who crashed into tree named

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A MOTORCYCLIST who died after crashing his motorbike into a tree has been named by police.

Christopher Osborne, 47, of Garland Square, Tangmere, near Chichester, was left with fatal injuries after the accident on the B2179, Rookwood Road, West Wittering.

He was riding his Suzuki GSF1200 when he left the road and hit a tree close to the junction with Chapel Lane at around 9pm on Monday.

Mr Osborne was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999, quoting Operation Galway.