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92-year-old Redruth biker died after hitting sign post
12:07pm Friday 21st September 2012 in Cornwall
A 92-year-old biker from the Redruth area has died in hospital after hitting a sign post on September 11.
A police spokesman said Frederick Pengilly was riding his small Aprilla motorcycle on the A3047 outside Redruth School, when he appears to have lost control, leaving the road, onto the grass verge and colliding with a sign post at about 10.50am on Tuesday, September 11.
At the scene he spoke to witnesses and police officers before being conveyed to Treliske hospital. It was apparent that he had suffered serious injuries. He died on Sunday 16 September from his injuries.
Family and next-of-kin have been notified. Any witnesses to this incident are asked to contact Sergeant Phillip Grigg at the Serious Collisions Investigation Unit at Camborne, on 101 quoting log number 220 11/09/12.
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