Boorcan motorcyclist dies in hospital after Cobden crash

A BOORCAN man involved in a horrific motorcycle crash near Cobden has died in a Melbourne hospital.

He was taken to Warrnambool Base Hospital but later airlifted to Melbourne's The Alfred Hospital early Monday morning.

His pillion passenger, a 22-year-old Bookaar man, was treated at Warrnambool Base Hospital and later went home.

Police investigators believe that the rider lost control of the Honda 900 bike on a sweeping left-hand bend north-west of Terang.

The Boorcan man's death was not counted as part of the holiday road toll, which started less than four hours following the crash.

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