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Motorcyclist dead, two injured following crash near Cessnock

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A motorcyclist died and two others were injured following a crash on the Hunter Expressway near Cessnock on Friday morning.

Emergency services were called to a location just past Hart Road at Loxford about 9.15am on 23 February.

It followed reports three motorcyclists traveling northbound had collided.

One of the riders died at the scene.

He has not been formally identified.

Two other riders, also males, were injured and treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being transported by road to John Hunter Hospital.

Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

While a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner, a crime scene was also established to determine the circumstances behind the crash.

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