PARIS TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- A 61-year-old man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Stark County on Tuesday evening.
The Canton Post of the Highway Patrol says Richard Scherpenisse, of Malvern, was driving a 1985 Honda motorcycle on Route 183 at the time of the accident.
Authorities say the motorcycle went off the right side of the roadway near Marvindale Street SE and struck a ditch around 7:17 p.m.
Scherpenisse, who was wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Neither alcohol nor drugs appear to be factors in the crash.