A MAN has died after his motorcycle hit a deer near Bracknell.

The 53-year-old man was riding his red Kawasaki motorcycle in Church Lane, Binfield, at 5.20pm yesterday (Sunday) when he collided with the animal, losing control of his bike and veering off the road.

Paramedics attended the incident but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sgt Justin Thomas said: "I would like to speak to anyone who was travelling along the road who may have seen the collision.

"The collision happened just past the junction of Ryehurst Lane and the bike was travelling in the direction of Bracknell." Anyone with information should contact Sgt Thomas via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 0845 8 505 505 or call the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Tributes to the motorcyclist can be left below or email news@bracknellnews.co.uk or call 01344 422900.