A YOUNG Cleckheaton motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in the Yorkshire Dales.
The 20-year-old died instantly when his Kawasaki crashed on a bend on Saturday and he hit a tree.
He has not yet been identified.
The man was riding with three other motorcyclists on the B6479, between Settle and Horton in Ribblesdale, at 12.20pm.
The accident happened near Studfold Farm, on the approach to Horton.
Police said the rider lost control on a right-hand bend.
A police spokesman said: "We want to hear from any other motorists who were on that stretch of road on Saturday lunchtime who may have seen the four motorcyclists before the accident."
Any witnesses have been urged to phone North Yorkshire Police on 01423 539726.