Marion Police are investigating a deadly motorcycle accident in town.

The incident occurred Saturday night, just after 10pm on Route Six, in the area of Hermitage St.

According to Police, the motorcycle was traveling east on Route six and struck a sidewalk curb on the east side of the road, then crashed into a utility pole.  The man operating the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, and the male operator was wearing a helmet.  The name of the victim has not been released at this time.

The crash caused the roadway to be closed in both directions for about three hours