Police have named the motorcyclist killed in a crash near Dunsandel yesterday.
He was Charles Herbert Munslow, 72, of Rangiora.
Police said initial investigations indicated Munslow failed to take a moderate right-hand bend over a railway crossing, losing control of the motorcycle and hitting a guardrail.
Speed was likely to have been a contributing factor, police said.
No other vehicles were involved.
The accident happened near the intersection between Selwyn Lake Rd and State Highway 1 about 9am.
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