Teenager biker from Gloucester found dead on A48 verge
An 18-year-old motorcyclist has been found dead on the roadside.
The teenager, from Gloucester, was discovered by a passing motorist on a verge next the A48 near Awre.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
A spokesman said: "At just before 7pm on Saturday September 22 a motorist was driving along this road and saw the bike and its rider on the verge.
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"Sadly the rider, an 18-year-old man from Gloucester was deceased, his next of kin and the coroner have been informed.
"Officers are appealing for witnesses and would urge anyone who saw a red Yamaha YZFR6 motorbike travelling in the area to contact them.
"If you have any information that could help this investigation please call Gloucestershire Police on 101 quoting incident 415 of September 22."