A HEREFORD motorcyclist died in the Forest of Dean last week.

David Wood, 50, was found on the side of the A4136 between Brierley and Nailbridge in the early hours of last Thursday (June 12).

He was travelling in the direction of Ross-on-Wye and was pronounced dead at the scene.

An inquest into Mr Wood's death was due to be opened yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon.

Anyone with information can call Gloucestershire Police on 101, quoting incident number 50 of June 12.