(News/Talk 1480 WHBC) – A man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Canton.

The police department says William M. Bailey was driving westbound on Mill Street SW at around 12:30 Tuesday afternoon when he went off the right side of the road, hit a guardrail and was thrown from his motorcycle.

Police responded to the scene and located the 50-year-old from East Sparta.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner.

The crash is under investigation and anyone with information is urged to contact the Canton Police Department Traffic Bureau at 330-438-4486.