A road was shut off after the discovery of a body in Hebden Bridge.
The man was found on Burnley Road between Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd this morning (Thursday).
Police said indications pointed towards there having being a motorcycle collision.
A spokesperson for the force said: “Police were called around 11.26 today to Burnley Road near Hebden Bridge following the discovery of the body of a man.”
Burnley Road was closed throughout the day between Station Road in Hebden Bridge and Caldene Avenue in Mytholmroyd.
The spokesperson added: “Enquiries are at an early stage and are ongoing to determine the full circumstances of what has happened.”
The man is said to be local and his family have been informed, though police are yet to name him.