Man, 63, killed after losing control of motorbike

UPDATE, Wednesday 6.30AM: Police are investigating a fatal motorbike crash which occurred near Stanthorpe yesterday.

Just before noon, a 63-year-old Victorian man was riding a motorcycle along Murphy's Crossing Rd at Nundubbermere as part of a larger group, when he has lost control and crashed.

An off-duty nurse located the crash and provided first aid along with the other riders, however the man was declared deceased at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit will investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

TUESDAY 3.45PM: A man has died in a motorbike crash south-west of Stanthorpe on the Granite Belt.

The man, aged in his 50s, died at the scene of the crash at Nundubbermere, a small locality about 20km from Stanthorpe.

The crash on Murphys Crossing Rd near Stanthorpe Texas Rd was reported about 12.15pm.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the man's death, but it is not believed to be connected to the recent bushfires.

Southern Region Assistant Commissioner Mike Condon confirmed police were investigating the fatality.

"There is nothing to suggest it has anything to do with the fire or smoke associated with the fire," he said.

"It is early days at this stage.

"There are people on the ground trying to establish what has occurred."

Police were trying to contact the man's family and next of kin.