(7-3-22) Mackenzie Smith (23) of Troy died after a single motorcycle crash in Darke County late last night.

Crews responded to the crash on the 6500 block of US Route 36 east of Covington around 11:50 p.m.

William Moore (31) of Fletcher, was driving west on US 36 when he and his passenger, Mackenzie Smith, traveled off the roadway into a ditch where they hit a concrete culvert and were thrown from the motorcycle,

Both riders were not wearing helmets at the time of the crash.

Smith was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Moore was taken to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight, where he is listed in stabled condition.

The crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol Xenia Post.