A competitor in a classic scamble event at Yatton Keynell, near Chippenham, died yesterday when his bike hit a tree.

The event organised by Bath Classic Motor Cycle Club was immediately abandoned.

Police confirmed the man was not from the Wiltshire area.

One spectator said: "I did not see the crash happen but when we heard the news of the accident it was very distressing for everyone."

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