Garyson J. Kincher, 29, lost control of his 1999 Yamaha motorcycle as he traveled with two other motorcyclists on southbound East Seymour Avenue about 12:45 a.m., traffic officers said.
He ran off the left side of the road and slammed into a pole and the side of a building.
Kincher was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he died.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Police said speed is a factor. Alcohol impairment is unknown.
It also was not clear if he wore a helmet.
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