Authorities have revealed the motorcyclist that died in a single vehicle crash west of Newcastle yesterday was 17-years-old.
Police believe the motorcycle was travelling northbound on the M1 Pacific Highway at Cameron Park just after 4:30pm, when it lost control and crashed into the guard railing.
The male rider was treated at the scene but died shortly after, no one else was injured.
A motorcycle rider has died in a crash near Newcastle this afternoon.
The accident happened on the Newcastle Link Road exit of the M1 heading northbound, at Seahampton, shortly before 5pm
The male rider was treated at the scene by paramedics, but died a short time later.