The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol said that Friday night a fatal crash took place on US 62 near Mile Post 18, Burlington Township in Licking County.
35 year old, Jeremy Staubs, of Mt. Vernon, Ohio was driving a motorcycle traveling eastbound on US 62 when he struck a Freightliner tractor driven by 65 year old, Hugh Heald, of Utica, Ohio, that was also traveling in the same direction.
Mr. Staubs was ejected from his motorcycle where he succumbed to his injuries. Mr. Heald was not injured in the crash.
State Highway Patrol said they believe alcohol was not a factor in the crash and that Staubs wore a helmet.
The accident is still under investigation.