Fairfield – Emergency crews responded to the area of 6850 Crooks Creek road around 1:15 for a report of a motorcycle crash.
Ohio State Highway Patrol says that Patrick Covell, 56 of Stoutsville was driving his 2005 Harley Davidson when he failed to make a curve and drove off the roadway, and overturned down an embankment.
When emergency crews arrived they found the driver of the motorcycle injured and needing medical attention. He was taken to Fairfield Medical Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
OSP says that he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash