Police are appealing for information following a fatal crash involving a motorcyclist in Huddersfield.
The tragedy happened at about 4pm yesterday, when a black Kawasaki motorbike was travelling along Bog Green Lane, Kirkheaton.
It was in collision with a red Rover 45, close to the junction with New Road.
The rider, in his 20s, was treated by medical staff at the scene, but was pronounced dead a short time later.
The Rover driver, a man in his 60s, was unhurt.
The winding country road runs between Colnebridge and Kirkheaton and was closed for five hours as up to seven emergency vehicles attended the scene.
Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who saw the movements of either vehicle prior to the collision, should contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101.
A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said relatives were still being informed and further details would be released later.
Passing motorists took to Twitter to tell of their shock. Jill Allen said: “Accident between motorbike and car. Looked very bad.”
Robert Maguire tweeted: “Came across the scene soon after. Was on my way to Liverpool but was so shocked we went back home to Wakefield.
“My daughter was very upset. It was a shocking scene.”
West Yorkshire Police tweeted thanks to motorists for their patience.