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Editor’s note: This report has been updated as police have released the victim’s name.

Police have released the name of a Gardner man killed early Sunday morning in a motorcycle crash.

Tyler E. O’Neill, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Grundy County. A motorcycle was found in a grassy area off Berta Road south of Spring Road in Grundy County. According to a preliminary investigation, it appears O’Neill was westbound approaching the curve when he failed to negotiate the curve and went through a ditch and into a large grass area.

The crash continues to be investigated by Grundy County Coroner John Callahan and the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department.