A 45-year-old man was killed when his motorcycle went off the road and hit trees in Ionia Thursday, Oct. 20.

The Ionia County Sheriff's Department responded to the crash on M-21 near Hillcrest Drive around 5:50 p.m.

Deputies believe the man was driving his 2002 Harley Davidson West on E. Blue Water Highway when he drifted to the right side of the road and hit trees.

Deadly crash in Ionia County Thursday, October 21st, 2016. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident is currently under investigation.