Police were called at 2:59pm on yesterday (Dec 16) to the report of a two vehicle road traffic collision on the A685 North of Grayrigg.
The collision involved a white Honda motorcycle and a white HGV.
As a result of the collision, the rider of the motorcycle, a 22-year-old-man from Kendal, sadly died at the scene.
His family have been informed and a Family Liaison Officer has been appointed.
The driver of the HGV was uninjured.
The road was closed for six hours whilst a forensic collision investigation and recovery was carried out.