A man reported to police as missing, has been located deceased, at the scene of a motorcycle crash near Coffs Harbour.
About 3am on Tuesday, police from Coffs Clarence LAC were called to a home in Coramba to take a report about a missing 40 year old man.
Officers commenced inquiries to try and determine the movements of the man.
About 4:30pm on Tuesday afternoon, the missing man was located deceased at the scene of a single vehicle crash, in East Bank Road at Coramba.
Investigators believe that the rider failed to negotiate a bend in the road, hit a guide post, ran through a ditch and struck a fence.
Police established a crime scene at the location and the motorcycle was removed for further forensic examination.
Police will prepare a report for the Coroner outlining the full circumstances leading up to the man’s death.