UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies after crashing into guardrail in Dayton

A man died after a motorcycle hit a guardrail on the highway in Dayton late Wednesday morning.

The crash was reported at 11:25 a.m. on the state Route 4 ramp to Interstate 75 South.

The motorcycle was heading west on state Route 4 when the driver lost control on the I-75 South ramp, according to a crash report filed by the Dayton Police Department.

“It drifted off to the left side of the road and struck the guardrail,” said Dayton police Lt. Stephen Clark.

No other vehicles were involved, according to the crash report.

CPR was performed on the scene and medics from the Dayton Fire Department transported the motorcyclist to Miami Valley Hospital. He was pronounced dead at the hospital, Clark said.

He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The motorcyclist’s identity has not been released at this time.

Dayton police’s Traffic Services Unit is continuing to investigate the crash, including what caused the motorcycle to drift off the road.

We are working to learn more and will update this story as details are released.

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