COVENTRY TWP.: A Canton man died Friday morning in a motorcycle crash on a ramp to southbound Interstate 77.

Damien Everett, 36, was traveling westbound on U.S. Route 224 when he lost control of the motorcycle about 2 a.m. on the ramp approaching I-77 and crashed into the guard rail.

Everett was transported to Akron General Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 2:44 a.m., said Gary Guenther, spokesman for the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Summit County sheriff’s crash team, medical examiner and Akron police are investigating.