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A Morris man was killed in a motorcycle crash that occurred on East Route 6 near Ashley Road around 10:20 p.m. on Sunday.

Grundy County Coroner John Callahan said 50-year-old Hiram T. Jackson of Morris was traveling eastbound on Route 6 when he left the roadway for an unknown reason and traveled approximately 100 feet in the north ditch.

While traveling in the ditch, the motorcycle hit a wooden post supporting a traffic sign and came to rest in the north ditch. 

The Morris Fire Protection and Ambulance assisted at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by Callahan’s Office and the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department.