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The incident happened around 10.15PM on Silverknowes Road last night.

A 21-year-old male came off his white and red Yamaha motorcycle and suffered serious injuries.

The rider was wearing protective motorcycle clothing and a helmet at the time of the collision but despite treatment by the Scottish Ambulance Service he was pronounced dead at the scene.

We are urging anyone with any information that would help with the enquiry to call us on 101.

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