Fifty-four-year-old man dies after hitting a barrier on Putty Road, Milbrodale

A MAN has died after the motorcycle he was riding crashed near Singleton on Sunday.

About 2.10pm, emergency services attended Putty Road, Milbrodale, following reports a motorcycle had crashed.

It appears the 54-year-old male rider was travelling in a northerly direction on Putty Road when the motorcycle hit a barrier and crashed down an embankment.

The rider was unable to be revived and died at the scene.

Police will continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A brief will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.