A 68-year-old motorcyclist lost control, resulting in his death.

ERIE COUNTY, OH – A 68-year-old man was killed Saturday morning in a motorcycle accident in Erie County.

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers responded to the scene around 2:30 a.m

OSHP officials say Edward Hayes was traveling east on US 6 east of Sandusky near mile marker 13 in Huron Township when he lost control of his motorcycle while trying to make a left turn.

After losing control, Hayes went off the right side of the road and struck a guardrail before overturning, according to troopers.

Hayes was ejected from the motorcycle and died at the scene.

Law enforcement officials say it is unknown if he was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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