A report will be prepared for the Coroner after the death of a man in a motorcycle crash on the State’s North Coast this afternoon.

About 12.10pm a Ducati motorcycle was being ridden south on Grassy Head Road, Grassy Head, and whilst negotiating a left-hand bend, the rider was thrown from the motorbike after losing control of the vehicle.

Emergency services attended and the 46-year-old Coutts Crossing man was treated by paramedics but died a short time later.

Crime scene police attended and examined the scene.

Any witnesses should contact Macksville Police on (02) 6568 1044 or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.