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Rider dies after bike crashes into tree

A MOTORCYCLIST has died after a crash west of the Sunshine Coast.

Early police investigations suggested the man failed to negotiate a right hand bend on Neurum Rd at Villeneuve about 11am Sunday.

His bike left the road and crashed into a tree.

The 50-year-old Arana Hills man died at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.