Nashville, TN – According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, this unfortunate accident occurred right after 11 p.m. Thursday.

It happened on the Ellington Parkway on-ramp to Interstate 65 North.

Metro Nashville Police Department officers responded to a report of a crash.

Authorities say the 22-year-old motorcyclist failed to negotiate a curve and crashed.

His name is Mikhael Utley and he was taken to a hospital. Unfortunately, he was later pronounced dead.

This incident is under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.