A man has been killed in a crash.

Police were called to the scene of the collision involving a motorbike on the A22 Polegate Road in Hailsham just after 5am today.

The motorcyclist, a 34-year-old from Eastbourne, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin has been informed and is being supported by specialist officers.

The road was closed for around seven hours until 1.30pm as officers investigated. 

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A spokesman for Sussex Police said: "The road was closed in both directions for investigation and recovery.

"We are looking to establish the full circumstances of the incident, which is believed to have happened in the early hours of the morning.

"If you have any information, witnessed the incident, or have dashcam footage, you are asked to contact police by emailing collision.appeal@sussex.police.uk, or by calling 101, quoting Operation Lewes."