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Fatal collision in Kirkburn: Police appeal to trace two men

Humberside Police is keen to talk to two men who they believe may have spoken with motorcyclist Matthew Stead outside Wetherspoons in Driffield shortly before he sadly died in a collision on the A614 at Kirkburn earlier this month.

Matthew, 23, was travelling along the A614 on a Suzuki 599cc motorbike at around 8:35pm on Friday 4th October, when he collided with the kerb and left the road, suffering fatal injuries.

Officers are continuing to support Matthew’s family at this difficult time.

Matthew Stead who sadly died in the collision on the A614 on Friday 4th October 2019

Officers investigating to establish the circumstances of the collision are appealing for two men, who they believe spoke to Matthew prior to the collision, to get in touch.

The police have reviewed CCTV footage which shows Matthew stop and speak to two men who were having a cigarette outside the Benjamin Fawcett pub (JD Wetherspoon) in Driffield at around 8:20pm that evening, Friday 4th October.

The men are described as white, in their 20s and of average height and build, both were wearing dark sleeved tops.

The Benjamin Fawcett pub (JD Wetherspoon) in Driffield

One of the men had a large white rectangular patch on the back of their top whilst the other had a white emblem on the front of their top.

The force is keen to speak to these men as they believe they may be able to offer some information that would help with enquiries.

If this was you, please call police non-emergency 101 number quoting log 599 of 04/10/19.

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